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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

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 23:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 01' North, Longitude: 176° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 453.80 meters/second, 1633.7 km/hour, 1015.1 miles/hour or 882.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.92 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 minorth16.92 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.4"1015.01 miwest0° 00' 50.7"0.97 minorth1014.98 mi
24 hours0° 02' 55.1"3.29 miwest0° 20' 11.4"23.13 minorth23.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 23:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 47' North, Longitude: 132° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.55 meters/second, 1532.0 km/hour, 951.9 miles/hour or 827.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.87 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 minorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 26' 52.3"951.71 miwest0° 02' 30.6"2.88 minorth951.61 mi
24 hours13° 04' 39.9"861.50 mieast0° 30' 09.3"34.56 minorth860.97 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandTue 11:44 AM1307 km812 miles706 nmSouth S
MajuroWed 11:44 AM1470 km914 miles794 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaWed 11:44 AM1662 km1032 miles897 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayTue 12:44 PM1797 km1117 miles970 nmNorth N
Wake IslandWed 11:44 AM1993 km1238 miles1076 nmWest-northwest WNW
HonoluluTue 1:44 PM2220 km1380 miles1199 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenWed 11:44 AM2314 km1438 miles1249 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiWed 11:44 AM2323 km1443 miles1254 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiWed 1:44 PM2378 km1477 miles1284 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoWed 12:44 PM2430 km1510 miles1312 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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