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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 Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 43' North, Longitude: 171° 25' 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"970.56 miwest0° 00' 28.0"0.54 minorth970.53 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° 18' 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"1000.85 miwest0° 10' 53.8"12.48 minorth1000.82 mi
24 hours11° 59' 36.3"827.83 mieast4° 12' 05.4"288.73 minorth874.13 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 PM524 km325 miles283 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayFri 1:30 PM1406 km874 miles759 nmNortheast NE
MajuroSat 12:30 PM1501 km933 miles810 nmSouth S
PalikirSat 11:30 AM2091 km1299 miles1129 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSat 12:30 PM2142 km1331 miles1156 nmSouth S
YarenSat 12:30 PM2401 km1492 miles1296 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandFri 12:30 PM2624 km1631 miles1417 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaSat 10:30 AM2944 km1830 miles1590 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluFri 2:30 PM3190 km1982 miles1722 nmEast E
FunafutiSat 12:30 PM3344 km2078 miles1806 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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