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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 11:20:00 PM.

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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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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 23:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 05' North, Longitude: 170° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.92 meters/second, 1626.9 km/hour, 1010.9 miles/hour or 878.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.85 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miNorth16.85 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.5"1010.77 miWest0° 00' 49.1"0.94 miNorth1010.75 mi
24 hours0° 02' 32.6"2.86 miWest0° 19' 31.0"22.36 miNorth22.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 15' South, Longitude: 136° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.60 meters/second, 1607.7 km/hour, 999.0 miles/hour or 868.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.65 miWest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 miNorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 28' 52.6"998.92 miWest0° 11' 12.5"12.84 miNorth999.13 mi
24 hours12° 21' 56.0"852.98 miEast4° 32' 29.1"312.04 miNorth909.78 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandThu 11:20 AM1571 km976 miles849 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluThu 1:20 PM1621 km1007 miles875 nmNortheast NE
MidwayThu 12:20 PM1821 km1132 miles983 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KiritimatiFri 1:20 PM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroFri 11:20 AM2094 km1301 miles1131 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaFri 11:20 AM2232 km1387 miles1205 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 12:20 PM2484 km1543 miles1341 nmSouth S
Wake IslandFri 11:20 AM2537 km1577 miles1370 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiFri 11:20 AM2648 km1645 miles1430 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenFri 11:20 AM2914 km1811 miles1574 nmWest-southwest WSW

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