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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 23:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 05' North
Longitude: 170° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.92 meters/second, 1626.9 km/hour, 1010.9 miles/hour or 878.5 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.85 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 minorth16.85 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.5"1010.84 miwest0° 00' 49.1"0.94 minorth1010.81 mi
24 hours0° 02' 32.6"2.86 miwest0° 19' 31.0"22.36 minorth22.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 15' South
Longitude: 136° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.60 meters/second, 1607.8 km/hour, 999.0 miles/hour or 868.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.65 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 28' 52.6"999.00 miwest0° 11' 12.5"12.84 minorth999.20 mi
24 hours12° 21' 55.4"853.04 mieast4° 32' 29.4"312.06 minorth909.84 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandThu 11:20 AM1559 km969 miles842 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluThu 1:20 PM1646 km1023 miles889 nmNortheast NE
MidwayThu 12:20 PM1810 km1125 miles977 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KiritimatiFri 1:20 PM1931 km1200 miles1043 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroFri 11:20 AM2082 km1294 miles1124 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaFri 11:20 AM2206 km1371 miles1191 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 12:20 PM2483 km1543 miles1341 nmSouth S
Wake IslandFri 11:20 AM2509 km1559 miles1354 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiFri 11:20 AM2633 km1636 miles1422 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenFri 11:20 AM2888 km1794 miles1559 nmWest-southwest WSW
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