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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 Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 22:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 21' North, Longitude: 164° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.40 meters/second, 1643.0 km/hour, 1020.9 miles/hour or 887.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.02 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.02 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.8"1020.91 miwest0° 00' 52.9"1.01 minorth1020.89 mi
24 hours0° 03' 27.2"3.92 miwest0° 21' 04.5"24.14 minorth24.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 22:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 18' South, Longitude: 35° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.58 meters/second, 1553.7 km/hour, 965.4 miles/hour or 838.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.09 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 misouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 27' 56.0"965.25 miwest0° 06' 36.7"7.58 misouth965.03 mi
24 hours13° 05' 00.9"873.07 mieast2° 13' 28.6"152.98 misouth881.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 12:56 PM1218 km757 miles658 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluWed 12:56 PM1397 km868 miles755 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandWed 10:56 AM1751 km1088 miles945 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 11:56 AM2310 km1436 miles1247 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayWed 11:56 AM2400 km1491 miles1296 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaThu 10:56 AM2693 km1673 miles1454 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroThu 10:56 AM2712 km1685 miles1465 nmWest W
FunafutiThu 10:56 AM2769 km1721 miles1495 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaThu 11:56 AM2798 km1738 miles1511 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandThu 10:56 AM3268 km2031 miles1765 nmWest-northwest WNW
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