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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 Friday, June 20, 2014 at 00:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' North, Longitude: 173° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.75 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' 23.0"0.44 minorth3.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 20, 2014 at 00:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 39' North, Longitude: 85° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.86 meters/second, 1612.3 km/hour, 1001.8 miles/hour or 870.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 52.3"1001.83 miwest0° 11' 05.3"12.70 minorth1001.83 mi
24 hours11° 59' 00.2"828.08 mieast4° 17' 17.5"294.67 minorth876.87 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandFri 12:28 PM810 km503 miles437 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayThu 1:28 PM1093 km679 miles590 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroFri 12:28 PM1813 km1126 miles979 nmSouth S
PalikirFri 11:28 AM2426 km1508 miles1310 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaFri 12:28 PM2435 km1513 miles1315 nmSouth S
YarenFri 12:28 PM2734 km1699 miles1476 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 12:28 PM2807 km1744 miles1516 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluThu 2:28 PM2997 km1862 miles1618 nmEast E
HagåtñaFri 10:28 AM3182 km1977 miles1718 nmWest-southwest WSW
Adak *Thu 3:28 PM3277 km2036 miles1769 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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