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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 Saturday, April 28, 2012 at 23:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 31' North
Longitude: 167° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.17 meters/second, 1617.0 km/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.1 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.75 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 minorth16.75 mi
1 hour15° 00' 05.1"1004.65 miwest0° 00' 46.4"0.89 minorth1004.62 mi
24 hours0° 01' 59.8"2.23 miwest0° 18' 28.8"21.18 minorth21.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, April 28, 2012 at 23:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 58' North
Longitude: 79° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.64 meters/second, 1561.1 km/hour, 970.0 miles/hour or 842.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.17 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.7"969.87 miwest0° 08' 48.0"10.09 misouth970.25 mi
24 hours11° 40' 56.4"780.78 mieast3° 52' 53.3"266.84 misouth831.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSat 1:08 PM1305 km811 miles705 nmNortheast NE
MidwaySat 12:08 PM1804 km1121 miles974 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KiritimatiSun 1:08 PM1820 km1131 miles983 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandSat 11:08 AM1842 km1145 miles995 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroSun 11:08 AM2421 km1504 miles1307 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSun 11:08 AM2549 km1584 miles1376 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSun 12:08 PM2666 km1657 miles1439 nmSouth S
Wake IslandSun 11:08 AM2757 km1713 miles1488 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiSun 11:08 AM2916 km1812 miles1574 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ApiaSun 12:08 PM3163 km1966 miles1708 nmSouth S
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