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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 areas 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 1:20:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, April 25, 2014 at 01:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 07' North, Longitude: 159° 31' East

The ground speed is currently 451.87 meters/second, 1626.7 kilometres/hour, 1010.8 miles/hour or 878.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1010.66 miWest0° 00' 49.0"0.94 miNorth1010.63 mi
24 hours0° 02' 32.1"2.85 miWest0° 19' 29.9"22.34 miNorth22.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 25, 2014 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 53' South, Longitude: 107° 52' East

The ground speed is currently 446.83 meters/second, 1608.6 kilometres/hour, 999.5 miles/hour or 868.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 55.1"999.44 miWest0° 11' 15.0"12.88 miNorth999.63 mi
24 hours12° 21' 10.6"852.51 miEast4° 32' 50.1"312.44 miNorth909.27 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KoloniaFri 12:20 PM695 km432 miles375 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirFri 12:20 PM701 km435 miles378 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KwajaleinFri 1:20 PM1021 km634 miles551 nmEast-southeast ESE
Wake IslandFri 1:20 PM1024 km636 miles553 nmNortheast NE
MajuroFri 1:20 PM1461 km908 miles789 nmEast-southeast ESE
HagåtñaFri 11:20 AM1600 km994 miles864 nmWest W
YarenFri 1:20 PM1717 km1067 miles927 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaFri 1:20 PM1970 km1224 miles1064 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraFri 12:20 PM2493 km1549 miles1346 nmSouth S
MelekeokFri 10:20 AM2794 km1736 miles1509 nmWest W

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