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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° 12' 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"1009.41 miwest0° 00' 48.4"0.93 minorth1009.38 mi
24 hours0° 02' 24.6"2.71 miwest0° 19' 17.0"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° 33' North, Longitude: 129° 36' 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"1002.16 miwest0° 11' 23.2"13.04 minorth1002.23 mi
24 hours12° 15' 59.5"848.51 mieast4° 28' 49.5"307.87 minorth901.53 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 PM703 km437 miles379 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroSat 12:40 PM728 km453 miles393 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSat 12:40 PM1393 km866 miles752 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirSat 11:40 AM1406 km874 miles759 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenSat 12:40 PM1564 km972 miles845 nmSouth S
MidwayFri 1:40 PM2149 km1335 miles1160 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandFri 12:40 PM2154 km1338 miles1163 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaSat 10:40 AM2645 km1644 miles1428 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 12:40 PM2668 km1658 miles1440 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraSat 11:40 AM2726 km1694 miles1472 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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