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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= 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 Sunday, June 15, 2014 at 23:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 20' North, Longitude: 176° 51' West

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

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.88 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miNorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.9"952.64 miWest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 miNorth952.64 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° 50' East

The ground speed is currently 432.06 meters/second, 1555.4 kilometres/hour, 966.5 miles/hour or 839.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"966.32 miWest0° 08' 06.9"9.30 miNorth966.66 mi
24 hours13° 37' 52.4"913.45 miEast3° 37' 42.0"249.42 miNorth953.41 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySun 12:48 PM543 km338 miles293 nm N
Wake IslandMon 11:48 AM1769 km1099 miles955 nm WSW
HonoluluSun 1:48 PM1968 km1223 miles1063 nm E
MajuroMon 11:48 AM2194 km1364 miles1185 nm SW
Baker IslandSun 11:48 AM2560 km1591 miles1382 nm S
TarawaMon 11:48 AM2661 km1653 miles1437 nm SSW
Adak *Sun 2:48 PM3167 km1968 miles1710 nm N
YarenMon 11:48 AM3172 km1971 miles1713 nm SW
KiritimatiMon 1:48 PM3174 km1972 miles1714 nm SE
PalikirMon 10:48 AM3232 km2008 miles1745 nm WSW