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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, July 18, 2014 at 00:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 04' North
Longitude: 171° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.00 meters/second, 1558.8 km/hour, 968.6 miles/hour or 841.7 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.14 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 59' 57.1"968.30 miwest0° 00' 26.1"0.50 misouth968.33 mi
24 hours0° 01' 06.3"1.19 mieast0° 10' 37.4"12.18 misouth12.24 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, July 18, 2014 at 00:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 40' North
Longitude: 65° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.94 meters/second, 1605.4 km/hour, 997.5 miles/hour or 866.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 29' 26.5"997.51 miwest0° 10' 42.7"12.27 minorth997.43 mi
24 hours12° 09' 00.8"836.40 mieast4° 02' 53.1"278.21 minorth878.02 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 PM571 km355 miles308 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayThu 1:38 PM1353 km841 miles731 nmNortheast NE
MajuroFri 12:38 PM1541 km957 miles832 nmSouth S
PalikirFri 11:38 AM2144 km1332 miles1158 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaFri 12:38 PM2178 km1353 miles1176 nmSouth S
YarenFri 12:38 PM2447 km1520 miles1321 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 12:38 PM2639 km1639 miles1425 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaFri 10:38 AM2989 km1857 miles1614 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluThu 2:38 PM3149 km1956 miles1700 nmEast E
FunafutiFri 12:38 PM3372 km2095 miles1821 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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