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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 01:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' North, Longitude: 155° 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 minorth952.01 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.4"3.47 mieast0° 00' 21.7"0.42 minorth3.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 20, 2014 at 01:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 52' North, Longitude: 68° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.79 meters/second, 1612.0 km/hour, 1001.7 miles/hour or 870.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 53.7"1001.67 miwest0° 11' 03.5"12.67 minorth1001.67 mi
24 hours11° 58' 39.8"827.54 mieast4° 16' 17.5"293.53 minorth875.88 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 1:38 PM1235 km767 miles667 nmEast-southeast ESE
HagåtñaFri 11:38 AM1587 km986 miles857 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirFri 12:38 PM1848 km1148 miles998 nmSouth S
YokohamaFri 10:38 AM2036 km1265 miles1099 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoFri 10:38 AM2049 km1273 miles1106 nmNorthwest NW
NagoyaFri 10:38 AM2227 km1384 miles1203 nmNorthwest NW
KyotoFri 10:38 AM2309 km1435 miles1247 nmNorthwest NW
OsakaFri 10:38 AM2312 km1437 miles1249 nmNorthwest NW
KobeFri 10:38 AM2340 km1454 miles1264 nmNorthwest NW
MajuroFri 1:38 PM2456 km1526 miles1326 nmSoutheast SE
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