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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, August 8, 2014 at 22:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 57' North
Longitude: 154° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.13 meters/second, 1606.1 km/hour, 998.0 miles/hour or 867.2 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.63 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth16.63 mi
1 hour15° 00' 05.2"997.82 miwest0° 00' 43.0"0.82 misouth997.85 mi
24 hours0° 02' 08.7"2.38 miwest0° 17' 19.2"19.85 misouth19.99 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, August 8, 2014 at 22:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 55' South
Longitude: 2° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.98 meters/second, 1533.5 km/hour, 952.9 miles/hour or 828.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.88 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.10 minorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 23' 39.7"952.73 miwest0° 05' 31.9"6.34 minorth952.98 mi
24 hours14° 27' 53.1"957.38 mieast2° 45' 48.6"190.03 minorth982.55 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloFri 12:22 PM422 km262 miles228 nmNorth N
WailukuFri 12:22 PM590 km367 miles319 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluFri 12:22 PM698 km434 miles377 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KiritimatiSat 12:22 PM1591 km989 miles859 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayFri 11:22 AM2727 km1694 miles1472 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandFri 10:22 AM2989 km1857 miles1614 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 11:22 AM3360 km2088 miles1814 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteFri 12:22 PM3741 km2324 miles2020 nmSouth S
ApiaSat 11:22 AM3810 km2367 miles2057 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroSat 10:22 AM3873 km2407 miles2091 nmWest W
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