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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 Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 22:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 32' North, Longitude: 156° 44' 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"1009.03 miwest0° 00' 47.6"0.91 misouth1009.05 mi
24 hours0° 03' 13.4"3.61 miwest0° 19' 11.2"21.99 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° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.31 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"16.16 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 minorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 29' 14.6"969.16 miwest0° 06' 36.4"7.57 minorth968.95 mi
24 hours12° 15' 23.0"819.96 mieast2° 13' 42.0"153.23 minorth829.82 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 PM870 km541 miles470 nmNorth N
KiritimatiSun 12:30 PM1291 km802 miles697 nmSouth S
Baker IslandSat 10:30 AM2630 km1634 miles1420 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwaySat 11:30 AM2687 km1669 miles1451 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoSun 11:30 AM2997 km1862 miles1618 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ApiaSun 11:30 AM3451 km2144 miles1863 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteSat 12:30 PM3524 km2190 miles1903 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroSun 10:30 AM3580 km2224 miles1933 nmWest W
TarawaSun 10:30 AM3593 km2233 miles1940 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSun 10:30 AM3607 km2241 miles1948 nmSouthwest SW
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