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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° 33' 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"955.26 miwest0° 00' 13.2"0.25 minorth955.27 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° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.60 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' 55.8"949.58 miwest0° 06' 06.4"7.00 minorth949.87 mi
24 hours14° 34' 09.4"961.93 mieast2° 59' 18.8"205.49 minorth990.84 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 PM496 km308 miles268 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PangaiThu 12:14 PM785 km488 miles424 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 12:14 PM814 km506 miles440 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuThu 12:14 PM821 km510 miles443 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaWed 1:14 PM824 km512 miles445 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pago PagoWed 12:14 PM1016 km631 miles548 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Thu 1:14 PM1102 km685 miles595 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoThu 12:14 PM1553 km965 miles838 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Thu 12:14 PM1555 km966 miles840 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteWed 1:14 PM1971 km1224 miles1064 nmEast-northeast ENE
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