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Day and Night World Map

The map shows day and night on Earth and the positions of the Sun (subsolar point) and the Moon (sublunar point) right now.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 00:12:00.

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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).

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Position of the Sun: Subsolar Point

On Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 00:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 12' North, Longitude: 176° 39' East

The ground speed is currently 453.48 meters/second, 1632.5 kilometres/hour, 1014.4 miles/hour or 881.5 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° 15' 00.1"16.91 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miNorth16.91 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.3"1014.27 miWest0° 00' 50.4"0.96 miNorth1014.24 mi
24 hours0° 02' 53.0"3.25 miWest0° 20' 04.1"22.99 miNorth23.22 mi

Position of the Moon: Sublunar Point

On Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 00:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 35' North, Longitude: 66° 32' West

The ground speed is currently 424.70 meters/second, 1528.9 kilometres/hour, 950.0 miles/hour or 825.5 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' 28.9"15.83 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 miSouth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 29' 01.7"949.70 miWest0° 10' 15.5"11.76 miSouth950.25 mi
24 hours12° 18' 19.2"806.92 miEast4° 35' 35.4"315.84 miSouth875.78 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
MajuroThu 12:12 pm808 km502 miles437 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaThu 12:12 pm1259 km782 miles680 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandThu 12:12 pm1327 km824 miles716 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandWed 12:12 pm1530 km951 miles826 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenThu 12:12 pm1773 km1102 miles957 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayWed 1:12 pm1878 km1167 miles1014 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirThu 11:12 am2111 km1312 miles1140 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiThu 12:12 pm2309 km1435 miles1247 nmSouth S
FakaofoThu 1:12 pm2738 km1701 miles1478 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluWed 2:12 pm2894 km1798 miles1563 nmEast-northeast ENE

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