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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° 04' 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"1020.84 miwest0° 00' 52.9"1.01 minorth1020.82 mi
24 hours0° 03' 27.2"3.92 miwest0° 21' 04.6"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: 36° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.59 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' 56.1"965.20 miwest0° 06' 36.8"7.58 misouth964.97 mi
24 hours13° 04' 59.5"872.99 mieast2° 13' 31.0"153.02 misouth881.51 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 PM1199 km745 miles647 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluWed 12:56 PM1383 km859 miles747 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandWed 10:56 AM1774 km1103 miles958 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 11:56 AM2321 km1442 miles1253 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayWed 11:56 AM2417 km1502 miles1305 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaThu 10:56 AM2722 km1691 miles1470 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroThu 10:56 AM2743 km1704 miles1481 nmWest W
FunafutiThu 10:56 AM2790 km1734 miles1506 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaThu 11:56 AM2807 km1744 miles1516 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandThu 10:56 AM3297 km2049 miles1780 nmWest-northwest WNW
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