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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

UTC time = Friday, April 25, 2014 at 11:30:00 PM.

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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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, April 25, 2014 at 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 25' North, Longitude: 173° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.32 meters/second, 1624.7 km/hour, 1009.6 miles/hour or 877.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.83 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miNorth16.83 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.1"1009.41 miWest0° 00' 48.4"0.93 miNorth1009.38 mi
24 hours0° 02' 25.0"2.71 miWest0° 19' 17.7"22.11 miNorth22.27 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 25, 2014 at 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 19' North, Longitude: 146° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.02 meters/second, 1612.9 km/hour, 1002.2 miles/hour or 870.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.70 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miNorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 15.7"1002.11 miWest0° 11' 23.7"13.05 miNorth1002.18 mi
24 hours12° 16' 06.1"848.60 miEast4° 29' 22.9"308.49 miNorth901.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandFri 11:30 AM1510 km939 miles816 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayFri 12:30 PM1700 km1056 miles918 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluFri 1:30 PM1832 km1138 miles989 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroSat 11:30 AM1845 km1146 miles996 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSat 11:30 AM2032 km1263 miles1097 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSat 1:30 PM2149 km1335 miles1160 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandSat 11:30 AM2265 km1407 miles1223 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSat 12:30 PM2527 km1570 miles1364 nmSouth S
FunafutiSat 11:30 AM2573 km1599 miles1389 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSat 11:30 AM2698 km1676 miles1457 nmWest-southwest WSW

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