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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 12:50:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, April 25, 2014 at 00:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 06' North, Longitude: 167° 01' 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"1010.69 miWest0° 00' 49.0"0.94 miNorth1010.66 mi
24 hours0° 02' 32.2"2.85 miWest0° 19' 30.2"22.35 miNorth22.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 25, 2014 at 00:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 58' South, Longitude: 115° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.77 meters/second, 1608.4 km/hour, 999.4 miles/hour or 868.5 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' 54.5"999.31 miWest0° 11' 14.4"12.87 miNorth999.51 mi
24 hours12° 21' 21.6"852.63 miEast4° 32' 45.4"312.35 miNorth909.40 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandFri 12:50 PM685 km426 miles370 nmNorth N
MajuroFri 12:50 PM819 km509 miles442 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirFri 11:50 AM1187 km737 miles641 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaFri 12:50 PM1451 km902 miles784 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenFri 12:50 PM1510 km938 miles815 nmSouth S
Baker IslandThu 12:50 PM2314 km1438 miles1250 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayThu 1:50 PM2328 km1447 miles1257 nmNortheast NE
HagåtñaFri 10:50 AM2412 km1499 miles1302 nmWest W
HoniaraFri 11:50 AM2612 km1623 miles1410 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 12:50 PM2745 km1705 miles1482 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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