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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° 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"955.27 miwest0° 00' 13.2"0.25 minorth955.29 mi
24 hours0° 06' 59.8"7.43 mieast0° 05' 29.4"6.30 minorth9.74 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° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.72 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"15.83 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 22' 57.1"949.85 miwest0° 06' 10.0"7.07 minorth950.14 mi
24 hours14° 33' 29.2"961.44 mieast3° 00' 35.0"206.95 minorth990.69 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 PM211 km131 miles114 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PangaiThu 12:42 PM347 km216 miles187 nmNorth N
NeiafuThu 12:42 PM478 km297 miles258 nmNorth N
AlofiWed 12:42 PM646 km401 miles349 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Thu 12:42 PM905 km562 miles489 nmNorthwest NW
Nadi *Thu 12:42 PM1013 km629 miles547 nmWest-northwest WNW
Lautoka *Thu 12:42 PM1022 km635 miles552 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Thu 1:42 PM1050 km652 miles567 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaWed 1:42 PM1536 km954 miles829 nmEast E
FakaofoThu 12:42 PM1543 km959 miles833 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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