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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 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 26' North, Longitude: 169° 28' 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"16.82 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 minorth16.82 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.1"1009.34 miwest0° 00' 48.4"0.93 minorth1009.31 mi
24 hours0° 02' 24.6"2.71 miwest0° 19' 17.1"22.10 minorth22.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 32' North, Longitude: 129° 53' 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' 16.4"1002.09 miwest0° 11' 23.3"13.04 minorth1002.16 mi
24 hours12° 15' 59.6"848.45 mieast4° 28' 50.1"307.86 minorth901.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandSat 12:40 PM715 km444 miles386 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroSat 12:40 PM720 km447 miles389 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSat 12:40 PM1384 km860 miles747 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirSat 11:40 AM1432 km890 miles773 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenSat 12:40 PM1569 km975 miles847 nmSouth S
MidwayFri 1:40 PM2131 km1324 miles1150 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandFri 12:40 PM2131 km1324 miles1151 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiSat 12:40 PM2655 km1650 miles1434 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaSat 10:40 AM2676 km1663 miles1445 nmWest W
HoniaraSat 11:40 AM2738 km1701 miles1478 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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