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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 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 06' North, Longitude: 169° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.89 meters/second, 1626.8 km/hour, 1010.8 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"1010.77 miwest0° 00' 49.0"0.94 minorth1010.74 mi
24 hours0° 02' 32.2"2.85 miwest0° 19' 30.3"22.35 minorth22.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 25, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 00' South, Longitude: 117° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.75 meters/second, 1608.3 km/hour, 999.4 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' 54.3"999.35 miwest0° 11' 14.2"12.87 minorth999.54 mi
24 hours12° 21' 24.9"852.72 mieast4° 32' 44.0"312.34 minorth909.50 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroFri 12:40 PM693 km430 miles374 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandFri 12:40 PM738 km458 miles398 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaFri 12:40 PM1357 km843 miles733 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirFri 11:40 AM1392 km865 miles752 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenFri 12:40 PM1530 km950 miles826 nmSouth S
Baker IslandThu 12:40 PM2127 km1321 miles1148 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayThu 1:40 PM2175 km1351 miles1174 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiFri 12:40 PM2633 km1636 miles1422 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaFri 10:40 AM2652 km1648 miles1432 nmWest W
HoniaraFri 11:40 AM2695 km1675 miles1455 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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