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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 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 25' North, Longitude: 171° 58' 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"1009.35 miwest0° 00' 48.4"0.93 minorth1009.32 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 Latitude: 0° 31' North, Longitude: 132° 18' 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"1002.10 miwest0° 11' 23.3"13.04 minorth1002.16 mi
24 hours12° 16' 00.4"848.47 mieast4° 28' 54.9"307.95 minorth901.54 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 PM699 km434 miles378 nmSouth S
Wake IslandSat 12:30 PM862 km536 miles466 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaSat 12:30 PM1333 km828 miles720 nmSouth S
YarenSat 12:30 PM1641 km1020 miles886 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirSat 11:30 AM1675 km1041 miles904 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandFri 12:30 PM1940 km1205 miles1047 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayFri 1:30 PM1975 km1227 miles1066 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiSat 12:30 PM2555 km1588 miles1380 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraSat 11:30 AM2855 km1774 miles1542 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HagåtñaSat 10:30 AM2946 km1831 miles1591 nmWest W
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