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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, July 18, 2014 at 00:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 04' North, Longitude: 172° 03' 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"968.24 miwest0° 00' 26.1"0.50 misouth968.26 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 Latitude: 5° 40' North, Longitude: 65° 19' 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"16.62 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 29' 26.5"997.45 miwest0° 10' 42.7"12.27 minorth997.37 mi
24 hours12° 09' 01.2"836.36 mieast4° 02' 54.5"278.21 minorth877.98 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 PM599 km372 miles323 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayThu 1:38 PM1330 km827 miles718 nmNortheast NE
MajuroFri 12:38 PM1542 km958 miles833 nmSouth S
PalikirFri 11:38 AM2165 km1345 miles1169 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaFri 12:38 PM2176 km1352 miles1175 nmSouth S
YarenFri 12:38 PM2454 km1525 miles1325 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 12:38 PM2624 km1630 miles1417 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaFri 10:38 AM3017 km1875 miles1629 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluThu 2:38 PM3120 km1938 miles1684 nmEast E
FunafutiFri 12:38 PM3364 km2091 miles1817 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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