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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Monday, June 27, 2016 at 12:36:00 AM.

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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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Position of the Sun

On Monday, June 27, 2016 at 00:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 18' North, Longitude: 171° 46' East

The ground speed is currently 426.14 meters/second, 1534.1 kilometres/hour, 953.3 miles/hour or 828.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.89 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miSouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.1"952.83 miWest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 miSouth952.83 mi
24 hours0° 03' 04.7"3.26 miEast0° 02' 42.7"3.11 miSouth4.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 27, 2016 at 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 24' South, Longitude: 72° 21' East

The ground speed is currently 447.74 meters/second, 1611.9 kilometres/hour, 1001.6 miles/hour or 870.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.69 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 29' 26.8"1001.47 miWest0° 10' 59.7"12.59 miNorth1001.61 mi
24 hours12° 17' 54.0"849.94 miEast4° 27' 02.7"305.80 miNorth903.78 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandMon 12:36 PM693 km431 miles374 nmSouthwest SW
MidwaySun 1:36 PM1217 km756 miles657 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroMon 12:36 PM1795 km1115 miles969 nmSouth S
PalikirMon 11:36 AM2326 km1445 miles1256 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaMon 12:36 PM2426 km1507 miles1310 nmSouth S
YarenMon 12:36 PM2690 km1672 miles1453 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSun 12:36 PM2856 km1774 miles1542 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaMon 10:36 AM3048 km1894 miles1646 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSun 2:36 PM3132 km1946 miles1691 nmEast E
Adak *Sun 3:36 PM3322 km2064 miles1794 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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