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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 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 31' North, Longitude: 171° 44' 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"1009.08 miwest0° 00' 47.6"0.91 misouth1009.11 mi
24 hours0° 03' 13.7"3.62 miwest0° 19' 11.7"22.00 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° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.10 meters/second, 1559.1 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' 29.3"16.15 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 29' 15.2"968.68 miwest0° 06' 31.1"7.47 minorth968.47 mi
24 hours12° 15' 08.2"819.27 mieast2° 11' 30.7"150.72 minorth828.73 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 AM1563 km971 miles844 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluSat 1:30 PM1707 km1060 miles921 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwaySat 12:30 PM1730 km1075 miles934 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroSun 11:30 AM1997 km1241 miles1078 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 1:30 PM2043 km1269 miles1103 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaSun 11:30 AM2149 km1336 miles1161 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandSun 11:30 AM2394 km1488 miles1293 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSun 12:30 PM2531 km1573 miles1367 nmSouth S
FunafutiSun 11:30 AM2634 km1637 miles1422 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSun 11:30 AM2822 km1753 miles1524 nmWest-southwest WSW
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