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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 00:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' North, Longitude: 170° 35' 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' 01.3"0.03 minorth952.02 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.4"3.47 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° 41' North, Longitude: 82° 54' 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"1001.81 miwest0° 11' 05.1"12.69 minorth1001.81 mi
24 hours11° 58' 57.1"828.00 mieast4° 17' 09.1"294.51 minorth876.73 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 PM614 km382 miles332 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayThu 1:38 PM1318 km819 miles711 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroFri 12:38 PM1802 km1120 miles973 nmSouth S
PalikirFri 11:38 AM2259 km1404 miles1220 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaFri 12:38 PM2449 km1522 miles1322 nmSouth S
YarenFri 12:38 PM2680 km1666 miles1447 nmSouth S
Baker IslandThu 12:38 PM2926 km1818 miles1580 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaFri 10:38 AM2936 km1825 miles1586 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluThu 2:38 PM3252 km2021 miles1756 nmEast E
TokyoFri 9:38 AM3269 km2031 miles1765 nmWest-northwest WNW
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