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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 = Midnight between Thursday, June 20, 2013 and Friday, June 21, 2013.

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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).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, June 21, 2013 at 00:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' North, Longitude: 179° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.73 meters/second, 1532.6 km/hour, 952.3 miles/hour or 827.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.87 miWest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 miNorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.8"951.90 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miNorth951.90 mi
24 hours0° 03' 14.3"3.43 miEast0° 00' 07.2"0.14 miSouth3.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 21, 2013 at 00:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 12' South, Longitude: 36° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.17 meters/second, 1523.4 km/hour, 946.6 miles/hour or 822.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.9"15.78 miWest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 miSouth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 23' 59.3"946.29 miWest0° 05' 38.6"6.47 miSouth946.06 mi
24 hours14° 44' 17.0"968.51 miEast1° 39' 12.1"113.72 miSouth970.46 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayThu 1:00 PM573 km356 miles309 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Wake IslandFri 12:00 Noon1501 km933 miles810 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroFri 12:00 Noon2051 km1275 miles1108 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluThu 2:00 PM2246 km1396 miles1213 nmEast E
TarawaFri 12:00 Noon2565 km1594 miles1385 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 12:00 Noon2593 km1611 miles1400 nmSouth S
PalikirFri 11:00 AM3002 km1865 miles1621 nmSouthwest SW
YarenFri 12:00 Noon3029 km1882 miles1636 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Adak *Thu 3:00 PM3165 km1967 miles1709 nmNorth N
KiritimatiFri 2:00 PM3383 km2102 miles1827 nmSoutheast SE

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