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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 24, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 46' North, Longitude: 174° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.49 meters/second, 1629.0 km/hour, 1012.2 miles/hour or 879.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.87 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 minorth16.87 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.7"1012.12 miwest0° 00' 49.6"0.95 minorth1012.10 mi
24 hours0° 02' 39.7"3.00 miwest0° 19' 43.3"22.60 minorth22.79 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 24' South, Longitude: 109° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.71 meters/second, 1593.8 km/hour, 990.3 miles/hour or 860.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.51 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 28' 14.2"990.27 miwest0° 10' 24.4"11.92 minorth990.56 mi
24 hours12° 34' 09.4"860.17 mieast4° 20' 32.6"298.41 minorth914.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroThu 12:20 PM707 km439 miles382 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandThu 12:20 PM1089 km677 miles588 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaThu 12:20 PM1263 km785 miles682 nmSouth S
YarenThu 12:20 PM1681 km1044 miles908 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandWed 12:20 PM1725 km1072 miles931 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirThu 11:20 AM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayWed 1:20 PM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiThu 12:20 PM2416 km1502 miles1305 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraThu 11:20 AM2922 km1815 miles1578 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoThu 1:20 PM2926 km1818 miles1580 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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