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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 12:48:00 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 00:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' North, Longitude: 168° 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' 01.3"0.03 miNorth951.95 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.4"3.46 miEast0° 00' 22.6"0.43 miNorth3.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 20, 2014 at 00:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 42' North, Longitude: 80° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.84 meters/second, 1612.2 km/hour, 1001.8 miles/hour or 870.5 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' 52.6"1001.72 miWest0° 11' 04.9"12.69 miNorth1001.72 mi
24 hours11° 58' 54.5"827.87 miEast4° 17' 01.5"294.35 miNorth876.54 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 12:48 PM492 km306 miles266 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayThu 1:48 PM1524 km947 miles823 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroFri 12:48 PM1836 km1141 miles992 nmSouth S
PalikirFri 11:48 AM2128 km1322 miles1149 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaFri 12:48 PM2486 km1545 miles1342 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenFri 12:48 PM2657 km1651 miles1435 nmSouth S
HagåtñaFri 10:48 AM2722 km1691 miles1470 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandThu 12:48 PM3048 km1894 miles1646 nmSoutheast SE
TokyoFri 9:48 AM3078 km1912 miles1662 nmWest-northwest WNW
Petropavlovsk-KamchatskyFri 12:48 PM3387 km2104 miles1829 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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