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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 23:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 56' South, Longitude: 174° 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"955.34 miwest0° 00' 13.2"0.25 minorth955.35 mi
24 hours0° 06' 59.8"7.43 mieast0° 05' 29.4"6.30 minorth9.75 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 23:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 19' South, Longitude: 167° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.73 meters/second, 1529.0 km/hour, 950.1 miles/hour or 825.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.8"15.84 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 22' 57.2"949.93 miwest0° 06' 10.1"7.07 minorth950.22 mi
24 hours14° 33' 27.5"961.49 mieast3° 00' 38.1"207.02 minorth990.75 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NukualofaThu 12:42 PM203 km126 miles110 nmNorth N
PangaiThu 12:42 PM350 km217 miles189 nmNorth N
NeiafuThu 12:42 PM483 km300 miles261 nmNorth N
AlofiWed 12:42 PM668 km415 miles361 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Thu 12:42 PM882 km548 miles476 nmNorthwest NW
Nadi *Thu 12:42 PM989 km615 miles534 nmNorthwest NW
Lautoka *Thu 12:42 PM999 km621 miles539 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Thu 1:42 PM1058 km658 miles571 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoThu 12:42 PM1550 km963 miles837 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaWed 1:42 PM1564 km972 miles845 nmEast E
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