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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 = Friday, June 23, 2017 at 22:32:00.

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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 Friday, June 23, 2017 at 22:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 25' North, Longitude: 157° 24' West

The ground speed is currently 425.82 meters/second, 1532.9 kilometres/hour, 952.5 miles/hour or 827.7 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"15.88 miWest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 miSouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.8"952.09 miWest0° 00' 02.9"0.05 miSouth952.10 mi
24 hours0° 03' 13.8"3.42 miEast0° 01' 20.9"1.55 miSouth3.75 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 23, 2017 at 22:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 14' North, Longitude: 160° 01' West

The ground speed is currently 419.73 meters/second, 1511.0 kilometres/hour, 938.9 miles/hour or 815.9 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' 22.3"15.65 miWest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 miNorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 22' 17.1"938.63 miWest0° 01' 46.8"2.04 miNorth938.55 mi
24 hours15° 02' 27.3"982.33 miEast0° 02' 20.6"2.69 miNorth982.22 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
WaipahuFri 12:32 pm232 km144 miles125 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluFri 12:32 pm237 km147 miles128 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KapoleiFri 12:32 pm240 km149 miles129 nmSouth-southwest SSW
WailukuFri 12:32 pm294 km183 miles159 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HiloFri 12:32 pm475 km295 miles257 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayFri 11:32 am2069 km1286 miles1117 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSat 12:32 pm2383 km1481 miles1287 nmSouth S
Baker IslandFri 10:32 am3294 km2047 miles1778 nmSouthwest SW
Unalaska *Fri 2:32 pm3467 km2155 miles1872 nmNorth N
Adak *Fri 1:32 pm3561 km2213 miles1923 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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