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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 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 25' North, Longitude: 173° 18' 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"1009.48 miwest0° 00' 48.4"0.93 minorth1009.45 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° 31' 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' 15.8"1002.18 miwest0° 11' 23.7"13.05 minorth1002.25 mi
24 hours12° 16' 05.9"848.65 mieast4° 29' 22.3"308.50 minorth902.00 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 AM1503 km934 miles812 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayFri 12:30 PM1692 km1051 miles914 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroSat 11:30 AM1832 km1138 miles989 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluFri 1:30 PM1858 km1155 miles1003 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaSat 11:30 AM2009 km1248 miles1085 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSat 1:30 PM2174 km1351 miles1174 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandSat 11:30 AM2236 km1390 miles1208 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSat 12:30 PM2529 km1572 miles1366 nmSouth S
FunafutiSat 11:30 AM2562 km1592 miles1383 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSat 11:30 AM2672 km1660 miles1443 nmSouthwest SW
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