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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° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.26 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"1009.36 miwest0° 00' 48.4"0.93 minorth1009.34 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° 32' 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"1002.14 miwest0° 11' 22.8"13.03 minorth1002.20 mi
24 hours12° 15' 55.4"848.40 mieast4° 28' 24.7"307.40 minorth901.18 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 PM739 km459 miles399 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandSat 1:30 PM1244 km773 miles672 nmEast-northeast ENE
HagåtñaSat 11:30 AM1293 km803 miles698 nmWest W
MajuroSat 1:30 PM1734 km1077 miles936 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenSat 1:30 PM1913 km1189 miles1033 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaSat 1:30 PM2235 km1389 miles1207 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraSat 10:30 AM2498 km1552 miles1349 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokSat 10:30 AM2502 km1555 miles1351 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraSat 12:30 PM2555 km1587 miles1379 nmSouth S
Port MoresbySat 11:30 AM2741 km1703 miles1480 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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