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Day and Night World Map

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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 Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 22:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 57' South
Longitude: 157° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.22 meters/second, 1538.0 km/hour, 955.7 miles/hour or 830.4 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.93 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.3"955.31 miwest0° 00' 13.1"0.25 minorth955.32 mi
24 hours0° 07' 00.2"7.44 mieast0° 05' 28.1"6.27 minorth9.73 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 22:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 26' South
Longitude: 150° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.43 meters/second, 1527.9 km/hour, 949.4 miles/hour or 825.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.8"15.82 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 minorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 22' 53.9"949.26 miwest0° 06' 01.1"6.90 minorth949.55 mi
24 hours14° 35' 07.7"962.71 mieast2° 57' 27.1"203.37 minorth991.13 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaWed 12:32 PM315 km196 miles170 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteWed 12:32 PM1008 km627 miles544 nmNortheast NE
AlofiWed 11:32 AM1377 km855 miles743 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Thu 12:32 PM1826 km1135 miles986 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 11:32 AM1854 km1152 miles1001 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 11:32 AM2110 km1311 miles1139 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Thu 11:32 AM2580 km1603 miles1393 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 12:32 PM2745 km1705 miles1482 nmNorth N
AdamstownWed 2:32 PM2776 km1725 miles1499 nmEast E
Chatham Islands *Thu 12:17 PM2926 km1818 miles1580 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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