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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 Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 22:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 42' North, Longitude: 164° 08' 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"1019.68 miwest0° 00' 52.5"1.00 minorth1019.65 mi
24 hours0° 03' 21.1"3.80 miwest0° 20' 54.0"23.94 minorth24.24 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 22:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 31' South, Longitude: 49° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.06 meters/second, 1533.8 km/hour, 953.1 miles/hour or 828.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"15.88 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 misouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 26' 38.5"952.81 miwest0° 04' 19.9"4.97 misouth952.63 mi
24 hours13° 31' 51.1"892.60 mieast1° 13' 30.9"84.27 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 12:56 PM1233 km766 miles666 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluThu 12:56 PM1352 km840 miles730 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandThu 10:56 AM1794 km1115 miles969 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 11:56 AM2355 km1463 miles1272 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayThu 11:56 AM2381 km1479 miles1286 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaFri 10:56 AM2729 km1696 miles1474 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroFri 10:56 AM2741 km1703 miles1480 nmWest W
FunafutiFri 10:56 AM2815 km1749 miles1520 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaFri 11:56 AM2842 km1766 miles1535 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandFri 10:56 AM3278 km2037 miles1770 nmWest-northwest WNW
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