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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 12:38:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, June 20, 2014 at 00:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' North, Longitude: 170° 52' 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' 01.3"0.03 miNorth951.95 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.4"3.46 miEast0° 00' 22.7"0.44 miNorth3.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 20, 2014 at 00:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 40' North, Longitude: 83° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.85 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' 52.5"1001.74 miWest0° 11' 05.1"12.69 miNorth1001.74 mi
24 hours11° 58' 57.5"827.95 miEast4° 17' 10.0"294.51 miNorth876.68 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 12:38 PM634 km394 miles342 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayThu 1:38 PM1292 km803 miles698 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroFri 12:38 PM1809 km1124 miles977 nmSouth S
PalikirFri 11:38 AM2277 km1415 miles1229 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaFri 12:38 PM2446 km1520 miles1321 nmSouth S
YarenFri 12:38 PM2686 km1669 miles1451 nmSouth S
Baker IslandThu 12:38 PM2912 km1809 miles1572 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaFri 10:38 AM2964 km1842 miles1600 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluThu 2:38 PM3224 km2003 miles1741 nmEast E
TokyoFri 9:38 AM3294 km2047 miles1779 nmWest-northwest WNW

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