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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 01:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 07' North, Longitude: 157° 01' 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"1010.65 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 of the movement is currently 446.84 meters/second, 1608.6 km/hour, 999.6 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' 55.4"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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirFri 12:30 PM697 km433 miles376 nmSouth S
Wake IslandFri 1:30 PM1235 km768 miles667 nmNortheast NE
HagåtñaFri 11:30 AM1329 km826 miles718 nmWest W
MajuroFri 1:30 PM1688 km1049 miles911 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenFri 1:30 PM1863 km1158 miles1006 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
MelekeokFri 10:30 AM2528 km1571 miles1365 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyFri 11:30 AM2722 km1691 miles1470 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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