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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 1:30:00 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 01:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 07' North, Longitude: 157° 01' 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"1010.65 miWest0° 00' 49.0"0.94 miNorth1010.62 mi
24 hours0° 02' 32.0"2.85 miWest0° 19' 29.7"22.34 miNorth22.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 25, 2014 at 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 51' South, Longitude: 105° 27' East

The ground speed is currently 446.84 meters/second, 1608.6 kilometres/hour, 999.6 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' 55.4"999.48 miWest0° 11' 15.2"12.89 miNorth999.67 mi
24 hours12° 21' 07.0"852.47 miEast4° 32' 51.4"312.46 miNorth909.22 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 12:30 PM693 km430 miles374 nmSouth S
PalikirFri 12:30 PM696 km433 miles376 nmSouth S
WenoFri 11:30 AM844 km524 miles456 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandFri 1:30 PM1235 km768 miles667 nmNortheast NE
HagåtñaFri 11:30 AM1329 km826 miles718 nmWest W
MajuroFri 1:30 PM1709 km1062 miles923 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenFri 1:30 PM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaFri 1:30 PM2186 km1358 miles1180 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraFri 10:30 AM2499 km1553 miles1349 nmSouthwest SW
HoniaraFri 12:30 PM2514 km1562 miles1358 nmSouth S

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