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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 25' North
Longitude: 174° 12' 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"1009.43 miwest0° 00' 48.4"0.93 minorth1009.40 mi
24 hours0° 02' 24.7"2.71 miwest0° 19' 17.1"22.10 minorth22.27 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 29' North
Longitude: 134° 26' 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"1002.17 miwest0° 11' 23.4"13.04 minorth1002.24 mi
24 hours12° 16' 01.1"848.55 mieast4° 28' 59.0"308.05 minorth901.66 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 PM767 km477 miles414 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandSat 12:20 PM1034 km643 miles558 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaSat 12:20 PM1334 km829 miles720 nmSouth S
YarenSat 12:20 PM1740 km1081 miles939 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandFri 12:20 PM1788 km1111 miles966 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayFri 1:20 PM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirSat 11:20 AM1897 km1179 miles1024 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSat 12:20 PM2489 km1547 miles1344 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraSat 11:20 AM2977 km1850 miles1608 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSat 1:20 PM2991 km1858 miles1615 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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