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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

UTC time = Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 12:30:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 46' North, Longitude: 172° 04' 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"1012.04 miWest0° 00' 49.6"0.95 miNorth1012.02 mi
24 hours0° 02' 39.7"2.99 miWest0° 19' 43.2"22.59 miNorth22.79 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 23' South, Longitude: 107° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.74 meters/second, 1593.9 km/hour, 990.4 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' 14.4"990.27 miWest0° 10' 24.7"11.93 miNorth990.57 mi
24 hours12° 34' 03.5"860.06 miEast4° 20' 39.9"298.53 miNorth914.14 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroThu 12:30 PM633 km393 miles342 nmSouth S
Wake IslandThu 12:30 PM924 km574 miles499 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaThu 12:30 PM1260 km783 miles680 nmSouth S
YarenThu 12:30 PM1578 km981 miles852 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirThu 11:30 AM1655 km1029 miles894 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandWed 12:30 PM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayWed 1:30 PM2032 km1262 miles1097 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiThu 12:30 PM2483 km1543 miles1341 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraThu 11:30 AM2796 km1738 miles1510 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HagåtñaThu 10:30 AM2961 km1840 miles1599 nmWest W

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