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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 01:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 07' North, Longitude: 154° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.86 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"1010.64 miwest0° 00' 49.0"0.94 minorth1010.61 mi
24 hours0° 02' 32.0"2.84 miwest0° 19' 29.7"22.34 minorth22.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 25, 2014 at 01:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 49' South, Longitude: 103° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.86 meters/second, 1608.7 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' 55.6"999.52 miwest0° 11' 15.3"12.89 minorth999.71 mi
24 hours12° 21' 03.3"852.43 mieast4° 32' 52.8"312.49 minorth909.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirFri 12:40 PM794 km493 miles429 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SaipanFri 11:40 AM974 km605 miles526 nmWest-northwest WNW
HagåtñaFri 11:40 AM1058 km658 miles571 nmWest W
Wake IslandFri 1:40 PM1465 km910 miles791 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroFri 1:40 PM1943 km1207 miles1049 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenFri 1:40 PM2038 km1266 miles1100 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokFri 10:40 AM2264 km1407 miles1223 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraFri 10:40 AM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaFri 1:40 PM2414 km1500 miles1303 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraFri 12:40 PM2565 km1594 miles1385 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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