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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, August 16, 2014 at 10:30:00 PM.

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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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 22:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 32' North, Longitude: 156° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.11 meters/second, 1624.0 km/hour, 1009.1 miles/hour or 876.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.82 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.82 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.9"1008.95 miWest0° 00' 47.6"0.91 miSouth1008.98 mi
24 hours0° 03' 13.4"3.61 miWest0° 19' 11.2"21.98 miSouth22.28 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 22:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 45' North, Longitude: 102° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.32 meters/second, 1559.9 km/hour, 969.3 miles/hour or 842.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.15 miWest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 miNorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 29' 14.6"969.11 miWest0° 06' 36.5"7.57 miNorth968.89 mi
24 hours12° 15' 23.2"819.91 miEast2° 13' 44.4"153.27 miNorth829.78 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSat 12:30 PM875 km544 miles472 nmNorth N
KiritimatiSun 12:30 PM1293 km804 miles698 nmSouth S
Baker IslandSat 10:30 AM2656 km1650 miles1434 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwaySat 11:30 AM2710 km1684 miles1463 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoSun 11:30 AM3011 km1871 miles1626 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ApiaSun 11:30 AM3466 km2153 miles1871 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteSat 12:30 PM3517 km2186 miles1899 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroSun 10:30 AM3592 km2232 miles1939 nmWest W
TarawaSun 10:30 AM3622 km2251 miles1956 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSun 10:30 AM3632 km2257 miles1961 nmSouthwest SW

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