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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

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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° 14' 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"1010.79 miwest0° 00' 49.0"0.94 minorth1010.76 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° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.72 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 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 28' 54.0"999.26 miwest0° 11' 13.8"12.86 minorth999.46 mi
24 hours12° 21' 32.4"852.80 mieast4° 32' 40.6"312.28 minorth909.59 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 PM737 km458 miles398 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandFri 12:20 PM1061 km659 miles573 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaFri 12:20 PM1299 km807 miles701 nmSouth S
YarenFri 12:20 PM1710 km1063 miles923 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 12:20 PM1757 km1092 miles949 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayThu 1:20 PM1887 km1172 miles1019 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirFri 11:20 AM1889 km1174 miles1020 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiFri 12:20 PM2453 km1524 miles1324 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraFri 11:20 AM2949 km1833 miles1593 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoFri 1:20 PM2958 km1838 miles1597 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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