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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 Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 45' North, Longitude: 171° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.68 meters/second, 1622.4 km/hour, 1008.1 miles/hour or 876.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.80 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 minorth16.80 mi
1 hour15° 00' 05.9"1008.05 miwest0° 00' 47.8"0.92 minorth1008.02 mi
24 hours0° 02' 17.0"2.56 miwest0° 19' 03.6"21.84 minorth21.99 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 60' North, Longitude: 144° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.38 meters/second, 1607.0 km/hour, 998.5 miles/hour or 867.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.64 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 29' 21.3"998.50 miwest0° 10' 53.6"12.48 minorth998.44 mi
24 hours12° 16' 39.5"846.10 mieast4° 09' 56.0"286.27 minorth889.97 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroSun 12:30 PM731 km454 miles395 nmSouth S
Wake IslandSun 12:30 PM813 km505 miles439 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaSun 12:30 PM1372 km852 miles741 nmSouth S
PalikirSun 11:30 AM1658 km1030 miles895 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenSun 12:30 PM1663 km1034 miles898 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwaySat 1:30 PM1964 km1220 miles1060 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandSat 12:30 PM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiSun 12:30 PM2600 km1616 miles1404 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraSun 11:30 AM2871 km1784 miles1550 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HagåtñaSun 10:30 AM2910 km1808 miles1571 nmWest W
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