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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 Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 30' North, Longitude: 173° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.16 meters/second, 1624.2 km/hour, 1009.2 miles/hour or 877.0 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"1009.14 miwest0° 00' 47.7"0.91 misouth1009.17 mi
24 hours0° 03' 14.0"3.63 miwest0° 19' 12.3"22.01 misouth22.30 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 58' North, Longitude: 73° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.88 meters/second, 1558.4 km/hour, 968.3 miles/hour or 841.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.14 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 minorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 29' 15.9"968.21 miwest0° 06' 25.8"7.37 minorth967.99 mi
24 hours12° 14' 53.3"818.58 mieast2° 09' 19.1"148.21 minorth827.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroSun 12:30 PM738 km459 miles398 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandSun 12:30 PM954 km593 miles515 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaSun 12:30 PM1337 km831 miles722 nmSouth S
YarenSun 12:30 PM1703 km1058 miles919 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirSun 11:30 AM1807 km1123 miles976 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 12:30 PM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmSoutheast SE
MidwaySat 1:30 PM1896 km1178 miles1024 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiSun 12:30 PM2522 km1567 miles1362 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraSun 11:30 AM2932 km1822 miles1583 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSun 1:30 PM3054 km1898 miles1649 nmSoutheast SE
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