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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 11:30:00 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 31' North, Longitude: 171° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.14 meters/second, 1624.1 km/hour, 1009.2 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"1009.01 miWest0° 00' 47.6"0.91 miSouth1009.04 mi
24 hours0° 03' 13.7"3.62 miWest0° 19' 11.7"21.99 miSouth22.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 52' North, Longitude: 87° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.10 meters/second, 1559.2 km/hour, 968.8 miles/hour or 841.9 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' 06.5"0.13 miNorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 29' 15.2"968.63 miWest0° 06' 31.2"7.47 miNorth968.41 mi
24 hours12° 15' 08.6"819.22 miEast2° 11' 33.1"150.76 miNorth828.69 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandSat 11:30 AM1574 km978 miles850 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluSat 1:30 PM1681 km1044 miles908 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwaySat 12:30 PM1740 km1081 miles939 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroSun 11:30 AM2009 km1249 miles1085 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 1:30 PM2019 km1254 miles1090 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaSun 11:30 AM2174 km1351 miles1174 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandSun 11:30 AM2423 km1506 miles1308 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSun 12:30 PM2530 km1572 miles1366 nmSouth S
FunafutiSun 11:30 AM2647 km1645 miles1429 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSun 11:30 AM2848 km1770 miles1538 nmWest-southwest WSW

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