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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 01:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 26' North, Longitude: 156° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.27 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"1009.29 miwest0° 00' 48.4"0.93 minorth1009.27 mi
24 hours0° 02' 24.5"2.70 miwest0° 19' 16.6"22.09 minorth22.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 42' North, Longitude: 117° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.00 meters/second, 1612.8 km/hour, 1002.2 miles/hour or 870.8 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' 16.7"1002.07 miwest0° 11' 22.9"13.03 minorth1002.13 mi
24 hours12° 15' 55.5"848.34 mieast4° 28' 25.1"307.39 minorth901.13 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirSat 12:30 PM733 km456 miles396 nmSouth S
Wake IslandSat 1:30 PM1219 km757 miles658 nmEast-northeast ENE
HagåtñaSat 11:30 AM1323 km822 miles714 nmWest W
MajuroSat 1:30 PM1706 km1060 miles921 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenSat 1:30 PM1895 km1178 miles1023 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaSat 1:30 PM2210 km1374 miles1194 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraSat 10:30 AM2520 km1566 miles1361 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokSat 10:30 AM2532 km1573 miles1367 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraSat 12:30 PM2551 km1585 miles1377 nmSouth S
Port MoresbySat 11:30 AM2753 km1710 miles1486 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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