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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 = Friday, April 25, 2014 at 12:20:00 AM.

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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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, April 25, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 06' North, Longitude: 174° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.90 meters/second, 1626.8 km/hour, 1010.9 miles/hour or 878.4 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"1010.72 miWest0° 00' 49.0"0.94 miNorth1010.69 mi
24 hours0° 02' 32.4"2.85 miWest0° 19' 30.4"22.35 miNorth22.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 25, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 04' South, Longitude: 122° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.71 meters/second, 1608.2 km/hour, 999.3 miles/hour or 868.3 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' 53.8"999.19 miWest0° 11' 13.8"12.86 miNorth999.38 mi
24 hours12° 21' 32.9"852.74 miEast4° 32' 40.5"312.25 miNorth909.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroFri 12:20 PM748 km465 miles404 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandFri 12:20 PM1084 km674 miles585 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaFri 12:20 PM1303 km809 miles703 nmSouth S
YarenFri 12:20 PM1726 km1072 miles932 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 12:20 PM1739 km1080 miles939 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayThu 1:20 PM1873 km1164 miles1011 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirFri 11:20 AM1918 km1192 miles1035 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiFri 12:20 PM2446 km1520 miles1321 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoFri 1:20 PM2943 km1829 miles1589 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraFri 11:20 AM2966 km1843 miles1602 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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