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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 Friday, May 23, 2014 at 00:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 32' North, Longitude: 169° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.54 meters/second, 1564.3 km/hour, 972.0 miles/hour or 844.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.20 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 59' 56.8"971.76 miwest0° 00' 28.9"0.55 minorth971.74 mi
24 hours0° 01' 17.1"1.39 mieast0° 11' 23.3"13.06 minorth13.13 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 23, 2014 at 00:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 37' South, Longitude: 100° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.23 meters/second, 1613.6 km/hour, 1002.7 miles/hour or 871.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.21 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 43.6"1002.67 miwest0° 11' 15.4"12.89 minorth1002.77 mi
24 hours12° 02' 33.3"833.01 mieast4° 27' 07.7"305.92 minorth886.95 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandFri 12:38 PM319 km198 miles172 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroFri 12:38 PM1493 km927 miles806 nmSouth S
MidwayThu 1:38 PM1588 km987 miles857 nmNortheast NE
PalikirFri 11:38 AM1932 km1201 miles1043 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaFri 12:38 PM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmSouth S
YarenFri 12:38 PM2345 km1457 miles1266 nmSouth S
Baker IslandThu 12:38 PM2724 km1693 miles1471 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaFri 10:38 AM2734 km1699 miles1476 nmWest-southwest WSW
TokyoFri 9:38 AM3348 km2080 miles1808 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiFri 12:38 PM3387 km2105 miles1829 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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