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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

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 25' North
Longitude: 171° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.29 meters/second, 1624.6 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"1009.42 miwest0° 00' 48.4"0.93 minorth1009.39 mi
24 hours0° 02' 24.7"2.71 miwest0° 19' 17.1"22.10 minorth22.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 31' North
Longitude: 132° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.01 meters/second, 1612.8 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' 16.3"1002.17 miwest0° 11' 23.3"13.04 minorth1002.23 mi
24 hours12° 16' 00.3"848.53 mieast4° 28' 54.2"307.96 minorth901.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroSat 12:30 PM696 km433 miles376 nmSouth S
Wake IslandSat 12:30 PM843 km524 miles455 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaSat 12:30 PM1336 km830 miles721 nmSouth S
YarenSat 12:30 PM1631 km1014 miles881 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirSat 11:30 AM1647 km1023 miles889 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandFri 12:30 PM1960 km1218 miles1058 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayFri 1:30 PM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiSat 12:30 PM2565 km1594 miles1385 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraSat 11:30 AM2841 km1765 miles1534 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HagåtñaSat 10:30 AM2916 km1812 miles1574 nmWest W
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