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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 Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 00:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 25' North, Longitude: 170° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.80 meters/second, 1532.9 km/hour, 952.5 miles/hour or 827.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.88 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 minorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.8"952.11 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 minorth952.11 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.0"3.46 mieast0° 00' 47.5"0.91 minorth3.58 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 00:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 51' South, Longitude: 70° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.75 meters/second, 1611.9 km/hour, 1001.6 miles/hour or 870.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 29' 11.8"1001.60 miwest0° 11' 24.1"13.06 minorth1001.74 mi
24 hours12° 10' 40.4"841.98 mieast4° 31' 09.4"310.54 minorth897.60 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandThu 12:38 PM609 km379 miles329 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayWed 1:38 PM1323 km822 miles715 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroThu 12:38 PM1801 km1119 miles973 nmSouth S
PalikirThu 11:38 AM2255 km1401 miles1217 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaThu 12:38 PM2448 km1521 miles1322 nmSouth S
YarenThu 12:38 PM2678 km1664 miles1446 nmSouth S
Baker IslandWed 12:38 PM2928 km1819 miles1581 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaThu 10:38 AM2931 km1821 miles1582 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluWed 2:38 PM3258 km2024 miles1759 nmEast E
TokyoThu 9:38 AM3265 km2029 miles1763 nmWest-northwest WNW
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