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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 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 46' North, Longitude: 171° 47' 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"1012.11 miwest0° 00' 49.6"0.95 minorth1012.09 mi
24 hours0° 02' 39.7"3.00 miwest0° 19' 43.2"22.60 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° 06' 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' 14.5"990.35 miwest0° 10' 24.9"11.93 minorth990.64 mi
24 hours12° 34' 02.8"860.11 mieast4° 20' 40.9"298.57 minorth914.20 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 PM625 km388 miles337 nmSouth S
Wake IslandThu 12:30 PM906 km563 miles489 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaThu 12:30 PM1263 km785 miles682 nmSouth S
YarenThu 12:30 PM1566 km973 miles846 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirThu 11:30 AM1627 km1011 miles878 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandWed 12:30 PM1901 km1181 miles1027 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayWed 1:30 PM2047 km1272 miles1106 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiThu 12:30 PM2494 km1550 miles1347 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraThu 11:30 AM2782 km1729 miles1502 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HagåtñaThu 10:30 AM2930 km1821 miles1582 nmWest W
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