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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° 20' 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"955.34 miwest0° 00' 13.2"0.25 minorth955.35 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: 165° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.68 meters/second, 1528.9 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"949.83 miwest0° 06' 08.9"7.05 minorth950.12 mi
24 hours14° 33' 42.1"961.66 mieast3° 00' 10.8"206.50 minorth990.81 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 PM357 km222 miles193 nmWest-northwest WNW
PangaiThu 12:32 PM405 km252 miles219 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiWed 12:32 PM498 km310 miles269 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NeiafuThu 12:32 PM505 km314 miles273 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Pago PagoWed 12:32 PM975 km606 miles527 nmNorth N
Apia *Thu 1:32 PM1010 km627 miles545 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Thu 1:32 PM1019 km633 miles550 nmNorth N
Suva *Thu 12:32 PM1101 km684 miles594 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaWed 1:32 PM1309 km813 miles707 nmEast E
FakaofoThu 12:32 PM1507 km936 miles813 nmNorth N
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