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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 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 06' North, Longitude: 171° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.89 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"1010.78 miwest0° 00' 49.0"0.94 minorth1010.75 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 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 02' South, Longitude: 119° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.73 meters/second, 1608.2 km/hour, 999.3 miles/hour or 868.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 28' 54.2"999.30 miwest0° 11' 14.0"12.87 minorth999.50 mi
24 hours12° 21' 28.7"852.76 mieast4° 32' 42.3"312.31 minorth909.54 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroFri 12:30 PM661 km411 miles357 nmSouth S
Wake IslandFri 12:30 PM874 km543 miles472 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaFri 12:30 PM1300 km808 miles702 nmSouth S
YarenFri 12:30 PM1599 km993 miles863 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirFri 11:30 AM1636 km1017 miles884 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandThu 12:30 PM1931 km1200 miles1043 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayThu 1:30 PM2019 km1255 miles1090 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiFri 12:30 PM2530 km1572 miles1366 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraFri 11:30 AM2811 km1747 miles1518 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HagåtñaFri 10:30 AM2923 km1816 miles1578 nmWest W
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