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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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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 22:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 42' North
Longitude: 161° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.88 meters/second, 1641.2 km/hour, 1019.8 miles/hour or 886.2 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.00 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.00 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.5"1019.76 miwest0° 00' 52.5"1.00 minorth1019.73 mi
24 hours0° 03' 21.3"3.80 miwest0° 20' 54.1"23.95 minorth24.24 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 22:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 31' South
Longitude: 51° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.09 meters/second, 1533.9 km/hour, 953.1 miles/hour or 828.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"15.89 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 misouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 26' 38.8"952.94 miwest0° 04' 20.8"4.98 misouth952.76 mi
24 hours13° 31' 43.0"892.57 mieast1° 13' 55.0"84.73 misouth893.50 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 12:46 PM1100 km684 miles594 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluThu 12:46 PM1251 km778 miles676 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandThu 10:46 AM1987 km1235 miles1073 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 11:46 AM2448 km1521 miles1322 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayThu 11:46 AM2523 km1567 miles1362 nmNorthwest NW
ApiaFri 11:46 AM2924 km1817 miles1579 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaFri 10:46 AM2958 km1838 miles1597 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiFri 10:46 AM2981 km1853 miles1610 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroFri 10:46 AM2982 km1853 miles1610 nmWest W
PapeeteThu 12:46 PM3405 km2116 miles1839 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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