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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 11:40:00 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 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 05' North, Longitude: 175° 29' 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"1010.75 miWest0° 00' 49.0"0.94 miNorth1010.73 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 Latitude: 4° 12' South, Longitude: 132° 00' 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"999.01 miWest0° 11' 12.9"12.84 miNorth999.21 mi
24 hours12° 21' 48.1"852.90 miEast4° 32' 33.1"312.11 miNorth909.70 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 AM1430 km889 miles772 nmSouth S
MajuroFri 11:40 AM1585 km985 miles856 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayThu 12:40 PM1686 km1048 miles910 nmNorth N
TarawaFri 11:40 AM1811 km1125 miles978 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandFri 11:40 AM2028 km1260 miles1095 nmWest-northwest WNW
HonoluluThu 1:40 PM2082 km1294 miles1124 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiFri 1:40 PM2354 km1462 miles1271 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenFri 11:40 AM2459 km1528 miles1328 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 11:40 AM2461 km1529 miles1329 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoFri 12:40 PM2528 km1571 miles1365 nmSouth S

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