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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° 08' 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"951.96 miwest0° 00' 01.5"0.03 minorth951.95 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.4"3.46 mieast0° 00' 23.8"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° 40' 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"1001.86 miwest0° 11' 06.6"12.72 minorth1001.87 mi
24 hours11° 59' 15.8"828.42 mieast4° 18' 00.2"295.47 minorth877.53 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 PM622 km386 miles336 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluThu 1:38 PM1692 km1051 miles914 nmEast E
Wake IslandFri 11:38 AM2044 km1270 miles1103 nmWest W
MajuroFri 11:38 AM2388 km1484 miles1290 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 11:38 AM2583 km1605 miles1395 nmSouth S
TarawaFri 11:38 AM2803 km1742 miles1514 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiFri 1:38 PM2996 km1862 miles1618 nmSoutheast SE
Adak *Thu 2:38 PM3164 km1966 miles1708 nmNorth N
YarenFri 11:38 AM3351 km2082 miles1810 nmSouthwest SW
Unalaska *Thu 3:38 PM3434 km2134 miles1854 nmNorth N
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