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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 23:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 43' North
Longitude: 166° 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"1019.74 miwest0° 00' 52.5"1.00 minorth1019.71 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 23:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 32' South
Longitude: 46° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.03 meters/second, 1533.7 km/hour, 953.0 miles/hour or 828.1 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' 38.0"952.80 miwest0° 04' 18.8"4.94 misouth952.62 mi
24 hours13° 32' 01.1"892.78 mieast1° 13' 00.9"83.70 misouth893.64 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 1:06 PM1441 km895 miles778 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluThu 1:06 PM1521 km945 miles821 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandThu 11:06 AM1573 km977 miles849 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayThu 12:06 PM2225 km1382 miles1201 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoFri 12:06 PM2271 km1411 miles1226 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroFri 11:06 AM2439 km1515 miles1317 nmWest W
TarawaFri 11:06 AM2448 km1521 miles1322 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiFri 11:06 AM2623 km1630 miles1417 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaFri 12:06 PM2767 km1719 miles1494 nmSouth S
Wake IslandFri 11:06 AM2993 km1860 miles1616 nmWest-northwest WNW
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