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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 22:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 19' North, Longitude: 150° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.10 meters/second, 1533.9 km/hour, 953.1 miles/hour or 828.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.89 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.9"952.79 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 minorth952.78 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.8"3.39 mieast0° 02' 11.3"2.51 minorth4.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 22:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 10' South, Longitude: 30° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 409.91 meters/second, 1475.7 km/hour, 916.9 miles/hour or 796.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.28 miwest0° 00' 02.0"0.04 minorth15.28 mi
1 hour14° 24' 45.4"916.65 miwest0° 02' 04.6"2.38 minorth916.77 mi
24 hours13° 48' 15.8"878.00 mieast1° 28' 43.9"101.77 minorth888.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloWed 12:02 PM610 km379 miles329 nmSouthwest SW
WailukuWed 12:02 PM662 km411 miles357 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluWed 12:02 PM776 km482 miles419 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiThu 12:02 PM2481 km1542 miles1340 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayWed 11:02 AM2730 km1696 miles1474 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Francisco *Wed 3:02 PM3126 km1943 miles1688 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Wed 3:02 PM3364 km2090 miles1816 nmEast-northeast ENE
Unalaska *Wed 2:02 PM3648 km2266 miles1970 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Seattle *Wed 3:02 PM3683 km2289 miles1989 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Wed 3:02 PM3689 km2292 miles1992 nmEast-northeast ENE
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