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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° 31' 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"1010.70 miwest0° 00' 49.0"0.94 minorth1010.67 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° 31' 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"16.65 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 28' 54.3"999.27 miwest0° 11' 14.2"12.87 minorth999.47 mi
24 hours12° 21' 25.4"852.67 mieast4° 32' 43.9"312.32 minorth909.44 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 PM684 km425 miles369 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandFri 12:40 PM750 km466 miles405 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaFri 12:40 PM1348 km838 miles728 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirFri 11:40 AM1419 km882 miles766 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenFri 12:40 PM1535 km954 miles829 nmSouth S
Baker IslandThu 12:40 PM2104 km1307 miles1136 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayThu 1:40 PM2156 km1340 miles1164 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiFri 12:40 PM2620 km1628 miles1415 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaFri 10:40 AM2683 km1667 miles1448 nmWest W
HoniaraFri 11:40 AM2707 km1682 miles1462 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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