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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 = Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 12:30:00 AM.

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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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 33' 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"1009.07 miWest0° 00' 47.7"0.91 miSouth1009.10 mi
24 hours0° 03' 14.0"3.63 miWest0° 19' 12.3"22.00 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° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.89 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"968.15 miWest0° 06' 25.9"7.37 miNorth967.93 mi
24 hours12° 14' 53.7"818.53 miEast2° 09' 21.6"148.25 miNorth827.61 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 PM748 km465 miles404 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandSun 12:30 PM976 km607 miles527 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaSun 12:30 PM1338 km831 miles722 nmSouth S
YarenSun 12:30 PM1717 km1067 miles927 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirSun 11:30 AM1835 km1140 miles991 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 12:30 PM1837 km1141 miles992 nmSoutheast SE
MidwaySat 1:30 PM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiSun 12:30 PM2514 km1562 miles1357 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraSun 11:30 AM2948 km1832 miles1592 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSun 1:30 PM3038 km1888 miles1641 nmSoutheast SE

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