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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 12:30:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 56' East

The ground speed is currently 450.68 meters/second, 1622.4 kilometres/hour, 1008.1 miles/hour or 876.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1007.98 miWest0° 00' 47.8"0.92 miNorth1007.95 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° 59' North, Longitude: 144° 34' East

The ground speed is currently 446.39 meters/second, 1607.0 kilometres/hour, 998.5 miles/hour or 867.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"998.44 miWest0° 10' 53.7"12.48 miNorth998.38 mi
24 hours12° 16' 39.3"846.04 miEast4° 09' 57.3"286.27 miNorth889.91 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KwajaleinSun 12:30 PM719 km447 miles388 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroSun 12:30 PM739 km459 miles399 nmSouth S
Wake IslandSun 12:30 PM833 km517 miles450 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaSun 12:30 PM1369 km850 miles739 nmSouth S
YarenSun 12:30 PM1674 km1040 miles904 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirSun 11:30 AM1686 km1047 miles910 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwaySat 1:30 PM1947 km1210 miles1052 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandSat 12:30 PM1969 km1224 miles1063 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiSun 12:30 PM2590 km1609 miles1398 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraSun 11:30 AM2885 km1792 miles1558 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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