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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 24, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 46' North
Longitude: 169° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.48 meters/second, 1628.9 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"1012.10 miwest0° 00' 49.5"0.95 minorth1012.08 mi
24 hours0° 02' 39.6"2.99 miwest0° 19' 43.0"22.59 minorth22.79 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 21' South
Longitude: 104° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.78 meters/second, 1594.0 km/hour, 990.5 miles/hour or 860.7 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' 14.9"990.43 miwest0° 10' 25.3"11.94 minorth990.72 mi
24 hours12° 33' 56.2"860.05 mieast4° 20' 49.3"298.73 minorth914.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroThu 12:40 PM657 km408 miles355 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandThu 12:40 PM773 km481 miles418 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaThu 12:40 PM1321 km821 miles713 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirThu 11:40 AM1380 km857 miles745 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenThu 12:40 PM1495 km929 miles807 nmSouth S
Baker IslandWed 12:40 PM2099 km1304 miles1133 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayWed 1:40 PM2201 km1367 miles1188 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiThu 12:40 PM2598 km1615 miles1403 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaThu 10:40 AM2660 km1653 miles1436 nmWest W
HoniaraThu 11:40 AM2663 km1655 miles1438 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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