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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

UTC time = Friday, May 23, 2014 at 12:38:00 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).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 31' North, Longitude: 169° 41' 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"971.70 miWest0° 00' 28.9"0.55 miNorth971.67 mi
24 hours0° 01' 17.1"1.39 miEast0° 11' 23.4"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° 38' South, Longitude: 100° 36' 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' 43.5"1002.60 miWest0° 11' 15.5"12.89 miNorth1002.70 mi
24 hours12° 02' 33.8"832.95 miEast4° 27' 08.1"305.91 miNorth886.90 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 PM346 km215 miles187 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroFri 12:38 PM1498 km931 miles809 nmSouth S
MidwayThu 1:38 PM1564 km972 miles844 nmNortheast NE
PalikirFri 11:38 AM1951 km1213 miles1054 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaFri 12:38 PM2144 km1333 miles1158 nmSouth S
YarenFri 12:38 PM2350 km1460 miles1269 nmSouth S
Baker IslandThu 12:38 PM2707 km1682 miles1462 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaFri 10:38 AM2763 km1717 miles1492 nmWest-southwest WSW
TokyoFri 9:38 AM3371 km2095 miles1820 nmNorthwest NW
HonoluluThu 2:38 PM3373 km2096 miles1821 nmEast E

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