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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 Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 25' North, Longitude: 174° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.29 meters/second, 1624.7 km/hour, 1009.5 miles/hour or 877.2 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"1009.36 miwest0° 00' 48.4"0.93 minorth1009.33 mi
24 hours0° 02' 24.9"2.71 miwest0° 19' 17.1"22.10 minorth22.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 29' North, Longitude: 134° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.01 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' 16.1"1002.10 miwest0° 11' 23.4"13.04 minorth1002.17 mi
24 hours12° 16' 01.2"848.49 mieast4° 28' 59.6"308.04 minorth901.61 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroSat 12:20 PM781 km485 miles422 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandSat 12:20 PM1058 km657 miles571 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaSat 12:20 PM1338 km831 miles722 nmSouth S
YarenSat 12:20 PM1754 km1090 miles947 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandFri 12:20 PM1771 km1100 miles956 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayFri 1:20 PM1843 km1145 miles995 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirSat 11:20 AM1925 km1196 miles1040 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSat 12:20 PM2482 km1542 miles1340 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoSat 1:20 PM2974 km1848 miles1606 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraSat 11:20 AM2994 km1860 miles1616 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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