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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 = Saturday, June 21, 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 00:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' North, Longitude: 170° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.73 meters/second, 1532.6 km/hour, 952.3 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"951.91 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miNorth951.91 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.4"3.46 miEast0° 00' 02.0"0.04 miSouth3.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 00:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 58' North, Longitude: 95° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.20 meters/second, 1602.7 km/hour, 995.9 miles/hour or 865.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.60 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 miNorth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 09.9"995.78 miWest0° 10' 13.6"11.71 miNorth995.67 mi
24 hours11° 55' 46.5"819.12 miEast3° 51' 07.4"264.73 miNorth857.05 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandSat 12:38 PM638 km397 miles345 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayFri 1:38 PM1287 km799 miles695 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroSat 12:38 PM1809 km1124 miles977 nmSouth S
PalikirSat 11:38 AM2281 km1417 miles1232 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSat 12:38 PM2446 km1520 miles1321 nmSouth S
YarenSat 12:38 PM2688 km1670 miles1451 nmSouth S
Baker IslandFri 12:38 PM2910 km1808 miles1571 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaSat 10:38 AM2969 km1845 miles1603 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluFri 2:38 PM3218 km2000 miles1738 nmEast E
TokyoSat 9:38 AM3298 km2049 miles1781 nmWest-northwest WNW

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