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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 Sunday, June 15, 2014 at 23:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 20' North, Longitude: 177° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.06 meters/second, 1533.8 km/hour, 953.1 miles/hour or 828.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.89 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.9"952.71 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth952.70 mi
24 hours0° 03' 12.9"3.41 mieast0° 02' 02.8"2.35 minorth4.14 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 15, 2014 at 23:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 22' South, Longitude: 43° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.07 meters/second, 1555.4 km/hour, 966.5 miles/hour or 839.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.11 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 25' 13.8"966.40 miwest0° 08' 06.9"9.30 minorth966.74 mi
24 hours13° 37' 50.9"913.49 mieast3° 37' 44.2"249.47 minorth953.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySun 12:48 PM541 km336 miles292 nmNorth N
Wake IslandMon 11:48 AM1740 km1081 miles940 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSun 1:48 PM1997 km1241 miles1078 nmEast E
MajuroMon 11:48 AM2183 km1356 miles1179 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSun 11:48 AM2561 km1591 miles1383 nmSouth S
TarawaMon 11:48 AM2649 km1646 miles1430 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenMon 11:48 AM3155 km1960 miles1703 nmSouthwest SW
Adak *Sun 2:48 PM3167 km1968 miles1710 nmNorth N
KiritimatiMon 1:48 PM3194 km1985 miles1725 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirMon 10:48 AM3207 km1993 miles1731 nmWest-southwest WSW
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