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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 23:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 56' South, Longitude: 172° 03' 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"955.27 miwest0° 00' 13.2"0.25 minorth955.28 mi
24 hours0° 07' 00.0"7.44 mieast0° 05' 29.1"6.29 minorth9.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 23:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 20' South, Longitude: 164° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.68 meters/second, 1528.8 km/hour, 950.0 miles/hour or 825.5 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' 56.8"949.76 miwest0° 06' 08.7"7.04 minorth950.05 mi
24 hours14° 33' 43.6"961.62 mieast3° 00' 07.9"206.43 minorth990.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NukualofaThu 12:32 PM382 km237 miles206 nmWest-northwest WNW
PangaiThu 12:32 PM421 km261 miles227 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiWed 12:32 PM484 km301 miles262 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NeiafuThu 12:32 PM516 km320 miles278 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Pago PagoWed 12:32 PM970 km603 miles524 nmNorth N
Apia *Thu 1:32 PM1008 km627 miles544 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Thu 1:32 PM1019 km633 miles550 nmNorth N
Suva *Thu 12:32 PM1126 km700 miles608 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaWed 1:32 PM1280 km796 miles691 nmEast E
FakaofoThu 12:32 PM1505 km935 miles812 nmNorth N
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