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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 Friday, April 18, 2014 at 22:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 03' North, Longitude: 164° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.35 meters/second, 1639.3 km/hour, 1018.6 miles/hour or 885.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.98 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.98 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.1"1018.55 miwest0° 00' 52.0"0.99 minorth1018.53 mi
24 hours0° 03' 14.8"3.68 miwest0° 20' 43.2"23.74 minorth24.02 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 18, 2014 at 22:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 45' South, Longitude: 62° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.66 meters/second, 1521.6 km/hour, 945.5 miles/hour or 821.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.76 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 misouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 25' 45.0"945.26 miwest0° 01' 37.5"1.86 misouth945.18 mi
24 hours13° 46' 54.5"902.87 mieast0° 05' 39.2"6.48 misouth902.64 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 12:56 PM1286 km799 miles694 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluFri 12:56 PM1337 km831 miles722 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandFri 10:56 AM1791 km1113 miles967 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayFri 11:56 AM2328 km1447 miles1257 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoSat 11:56 AM2379 km1478 miles1285 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroSat 10:56 AM2709 km1683 miles1463 nmWest W
TarawaSat 10:56 AM2709 km1683 miles1463 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSat 10:56 AM2820 km1752 miles1522 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaSat 11:56 AM2868 km1782 miles1549 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandSat 10:56 AM3230 km2007 miles1744 nmWest-northwest WNW
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