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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 Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 23:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 56' South, Longitude: 167° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.23 meters/second, 1538.0 km/hour, 955.7 miles/hour or 830.5 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"955.33 miwest0° 00' 13.2"0.25 minorth955.34 mi
24 hours0° 07' 00.0"7.44 mieast0° 05' 28.9"6.29 minorth9.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 23:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 21' South, Longitude: 160° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.61 meters/second, 1528.6 km/hour, 949.8 miles/hour or 825.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.8"15.83 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 22' 55.9"949.66 miwest0° 06' 06.5"7.00 minorth949.95 mi
24 hours14° 34' 07.9"961.98 mieast2° 59' 22.0"205.57 minorth990.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiWed 12:14 PM482 km300 miles260 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PangaiThu 12:14 PM760 km472 miles410 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 12:14 PM786 km489 miles425 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuThu 12:14 PM797 km495 miles430 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaWed 1:14 PM852 km530 miles460 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pago PagoWed 12:14 PM1007 km625 miles543 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Thu 1:14 PM1090 km678 miles589 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Thu 12:14 PM1528 km949 miles825 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoThu 12:14 PM1545 km960 miles834 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteWed 1:14 PM1998 km1242 miles1079 nmEast-northeast ENE
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