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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 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 05' North
Longitude: 175° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.91 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"1010.82 miwest0° 00' 49.0"0.94 minorth1010.80 mi
24 hours0° 02' 32.5"2.86 miwest0° 19' 30.8"22.36 minorth22.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 11' South
Longitude: 131° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.64 meters/second, 1607.9 km/hour, 999.1 miles/hour or 868.2 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' 53.0"999.09 miwest0° 11' 13.0"12.85 minorth999.29 mi
24 hours12° 21' 47.8"852.96 mieast4° 32' 33.4"312.14 minorth909.76 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 11:40 AM1428 km887 miles771 nmSouth S
MajuroFri 11:40 AM1572 km977 miles849 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayThu 12:40 PM1683 km1046 miles909 nmNorth N
TarawaFri 11:40 AM1789 km1112 miles966 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandFri 11:40 AM2000 km1243 miles1080 nmWest-northwest WNW
HonoluluThu 1:40 PM2109 km1310 miles1139 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiFri 1:40 PM2380 km1479 miles1285 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenFri 11:40 AM2434 km1512 miles1314 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 11:40 AM2453 km1524 miles1324 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoFri 12:40 PM2533 km1574 miles1368 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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