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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 = Saturday, May 24, 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 Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 43' North, Longitude: 171° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.00 meters/second, 1562.4 km/hour, 970.8 miles/hour or 843.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.18 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miNorth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 59' 56.6"970.49 miWest0° 00' 28.0"0.54 miNorth970.46 mi
24 hours0° 01' 25.1"1.53 miEast0° 11' 02.1"12.65 miNorth12.75 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 48' North, Longitude: 114° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.43 meters/second, 1610.7 km/hour, 1000.9 miles/hour or 869.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.68 miWest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 miNorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 00.6"1000.79 miWest0° 10' 53.8"12.48 miNorth1000.76 mi
24 hours11° 59' 36.3"827.78 miEast4° 12' 06.4"288.73 miNorth874.08 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandSat 12:30 PM552 km343 miles298 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayFri 1:30 PM1384 km860 miles747 nmNortheast NE
MajuroSat 12:30 PM1508 km937 miles814 nmSouth S
PalikirSat 11:30 AM2111 km1312 miles1140 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSat 12:30 PM2139 km1329 miles1155 nmSouth S
YarenSat 12:30 PM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandFri 12:30 PM2609 km1621 miles1409 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaSat 10:30 AM2973 km1847 miles1605 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluFri 2:30 PM3161 km1964 miles1707 nmEast E
FunafutiSat 12:30 PM3336 km2073 miles1801 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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