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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 00:36:00.

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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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 00:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 46' North, Longitude: 170° 12' East

The ground speed is currently 433.86 meters/second, 1561.9 kilometres/hour, 970.5 miles/hour or 843.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.18 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miNorth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 59' 56.5"970.16 miWest0° 00' 27.8"0.53 miNorth970.13 mi
24 hours0° 01' 27.5"1.57 miEast0° 10' 56.2"12.54 miNorth12.64 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 34' North, Longitude: 145° 50' East

The ground speed is currently 440.31 meters/second, 1585.1 kilometres/hour, 984.9 miles/hour or 855.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.41 miWest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 miNorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 26' 13.5"984.76 miWest0° 10' 48.4"12.38 miNorth984.57 mi
24 hours13° 50' 12.2"943.81 miEast4° 01' 14.6"276.37 miNorth977.34 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandWed 12:36 pm407 km253 miles220 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayTue 1:36 pm1504 km934 miles812 nmNortheast NE
MajuroWed 12:36 pm1518 km943 miles820 nmSouth S
PalikirWed 11:36 am2008 km1248 miles1084 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaWed 12:36 pm2162 km1343 miles1167 nmSouth S
YarenWed 12:36 pm2384 km1482 miles1287 nmSouth S
Baker IslandTue 12:36 pm2698 km1676 miles1457 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaWed 10:36 am2822 km1754 miles1524 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 2:36 pm3315 km2060 miles1790 nmEast E
FunafutiWed 12:36 pm3385 km2104 miles1828 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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