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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 1:40:00 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 01:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 07' North, Longitude: 154° 31' East

The ground speed is currently 451.86 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"1010.64 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 is currently 446.86 meters/second, 1608.7 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' 55.6"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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
WenoFri 11:40 AM691 km429 miles373 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KoloniaFri 12:40 PM792 km492 miles428 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirFri 12:40 PM793 km493 miles428 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 PM1964 km1220 miles1061 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenFri 1:40 PM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokFri 10:40 AM2264 km1407 miles1223 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraFri 10:40 AM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmSouthwest SW

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