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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 23:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 56' South
Longitude: 169° 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' 29.0"6.29 minorth9.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 23:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 21' South
Longitude: 162° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.64 meters/second, 1528.7 km/hour, 949.9 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' 56.3"949.74 miwest0° 06' 07.6"7.02 minorth950.03 mi
24 hours14° 33' 56.5"961.84 mieast2° 59' 43.7"205.98 minorth990.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiWed 12:22 PM431 km268 miles233 nmNorth N
PangaiThu 12:22 PM583 km362 miles315 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaThu 12:22 PM589 km366 miles318 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuThu 12:22 PM642 km399 miles347 nmNorthwest NW
Pago PagoWed 12:22 PM964 km599 miles521 nmNorth N
Apia *Thu 1:22 PM1029 km639 miles555 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaWed 1:22 PM1054 km655 miles569 nmEast E
Suva *Thu 12:22 PM1335 km829 miles721 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoThu 12:22 PM1509 km938 miles815 nmNorth N
FunafutiThu 11:22 AM1979 km1230 miles1069 nmNorthwest NW
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