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Day and Night World Map

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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 00:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 26' North
Longitude: 168° 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' 01.3"0.03 minorth952.02 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.4"3.47 mieast0° 00' 22.5"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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 42' North
Longitude: 80° 29' 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"1001.79 miwest0° 11' 04.8"12.69 minorth1001.79 mi
24 hours11° 58' 54.2"827.92 mieast4° 17' 00.6"294.35 minorth876.59 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 PM483 km300 miles261 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayThu 1:48 PM1550 km963 miles837 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroFri 12:48 PM1832 km1138 miles989 nmSouth S
PalikirFri 11:48 AM2113 km1313 miles1141 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaFri 12:48 PM2492 km1549 miles1346 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenFri 12:48 PM2654 km1649 miles1433 nmSouth S
HagåtñaFri 10:48 AM2695 km1674 miles1455 nmWest-southwest WSW
TokyoFri 9:48 AM3053 km1897 miles1649 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandThu 12:48 PM3065 km1904 miles1655 nmSoutheast SE
Adak *Thu 3:48 PM3416 km2123 miles1844 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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