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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 Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 56' South, Longitude: 175° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.24 meters/second, 1538.1 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"955.36 miwest0° 00' 13.2"0.25 minorth955.37 mi
24 hours0° 06' 59.7"7.43 mieast0° 05' 30.2"6.31 minorth9.75 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 15' South, Longitude: 176° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.89 meters/second, 1529.6 km/hour, 950.5 miles/hour or 825.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.84 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 minorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 22' 59.1"950.30 miwest0° 06' 15.1"7.16 minorth950.59 mi
24 hours14° 32' 32.4"960.81 mieast3° 02' 20.6"208.98 minorth990.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Nadi *Thu 1:20 PM597 km371 miles322 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Thu 1:20 PM604 km375 miles326 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Lautoka *Thu 1:20 PM619 km384 miles334 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NoumeaThu 11:20 AM951 km591 miles514 nmWest W
Port VilaThu 11:20 AM960 km596 miles518 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaThu 1:20 PM963 km598 miles520 nmEast E
Auckland *Thu 1:20 PM1545 km960 miles834 nmSouth S
AlofiWed 1:20 PM1558 km968 miles841 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiThu 12:20 PM1640 km1019 miles885 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Thu 2:20 PM1664 km1034 miles899 nmNortheast NE
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