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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 23:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' North, Longitude: 174° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.76 meters/second, 1532.7 km/hour, 952.4 miles/hour or 827.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.87 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 minorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.8"952.02 miwest0° 00' 01.5"0.03 minorth952.02 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.4"3.47 mieast0° 00' 23.7"0.46 minorth3.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 23:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 29' North, Longitude: 97° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.91 meters/second, 1612.5 km/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 51.2"1001.93 miwest0° 11' 06.6"12.72 minorth1001.94 mi
24 hours11° 59' 15.4"828.47 mieast4° 17' 59.2"295.47 minorth877.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayThu 12:38 PM607 km377 miles328 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluThu 1:38 PM1721 km1069 miles929 nmEast E
Wake IslandFri 11:38 AM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmWest W
MajuroFri 11:38 AM2369 km1472 miles1279 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 11:38 AM2580 km1603 miles1393 nmSouth S
TarawaFri 11:38 AM2789 km1733 miles1506 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiFri 1:38 PM3014 km1873 miles1628 nmSoutheast SE
Adak *Thu 2:38 PM3162 km1965 miles1708 nmNorth N
YarenFri 11:38 AM3333 km2071 miles1800 nmSouthwest SW
Unalaska *Thu 3:38 PM3439 km2137 miles1857 nmNorth N
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