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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

UTC time = Friday, June 20, 2014 at 12:28:00 AM.

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

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 22' 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"951.95 miWest0° 00' 01.5"0.03 miNorth951.95 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.4"3.46 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° 36' 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"1001.76 miWest0° 11' 05.4"12.70 miNorth1001.77 mi
24 hours11° 59' 00.4"828.03 miEast4° 17' 18.5"294.67 miNorth876.83 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 PM834 km518 miles450 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayThu 1:28 PM1069 km664 miles577 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroFri 12:28 PM1820 km1131 miles983 nmSouth S
TarawaFri 12:28 PM2436 km1513 miles1315 nmSouth S
PalikirFri 11:28 AM2446 km1520 miles1321 nmSouthwest SW
YarenFri 12:28 PM2742 km1704 miles1481 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 12:28 PM2795 km1737 miles1509 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluThu 2:28 PM2968 km1844 miles1603 nmEast E
HagåtñaFri 10:28 AM3209 km1994 miles1733 nmWest-southwest WSW
Adak *Thu 3:28 PM3270 km2032 miles1766 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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