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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

UTC time = Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 10:02:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Total Eclipse in progress – white lines on map

  • The map shows the June 15, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse in progress.
  • The white lines on the map shows areas where a partial eclipse is visible.
  • At the moment, the Total phase of the eclipse is visible to anyone within the dark blue area surrounded by a red area on the map (red lines)
  • The area under red lines are very close to see the same - but they see a partial eclipse

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° 22' 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"952.72 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 miNorth952.71 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° 11' South, Longitude: 30° 41' 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' 45.3"916.58 miWest0° 02' 04.3"2.38 miNorth916.70 mi
24 hours13° 48' 17.7"877.97 miEast1° 28' 40.2"101.69 miNorth888.53 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 PM631 km392 miles341 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluWed 12:02 PM803 km499 miles434 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiThu 12:02 PM2490 km1547 miles1344 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayWed 11:02 AM2757 km1713 miles1488 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Francisco *Wed 3:02 PM3105 km1930 miles1677 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Wed 3:02 PM3339 km2075 miles1803 nmEast-northeast ENE
Unalaska *Wed 2:02 PM3652 km2270 miles1972 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Las Vegas *Wed 3:02 PM3664 km2277 miles1979 nmEast-northeast ENE
Seattle *Wed 3:02 PM3666 km2278 miles1980 nmNortheast NE
Vancouver *Wed 3:02 PM3738 km2323 miles2019 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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