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

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.87 meters/second, 1626.7 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"1010.66 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 of the movement is currently 446.83 meters/second, 1608.6 km/hour, 999.5 miles/hour or 868.6 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' 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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirFri 12:20 PM701 km435 miles378 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandFri 1:20 PM1024 km636 miles553 nmNortheast NE
MajuroFri 1:20 PM1440 km895 miles777 nmEast-southeast ESE
HagåtñaFri 11:20 AM1600 km994 miles864 nmWest W
YarenFri 1:20 PM1716 km1066 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
Port MoresbyFri 11:20 AM2843 km1767 miles1535 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayThu 2:20 PM2922 km1816 miles1578 nmNortheast NE
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