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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 00:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 56' South
Longitude: 172° 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' 59.6"7.43 mieast0° 05' 30.4"6.32 minorth9.75 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 00:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 13' South
Longitude: 179° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.94 meters/second, 1529.8 km/hour, 950.6 miles/hour or 826.0 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' 59.7"950.41 miwest0° 06' 16.5"7.19 minorth950.71 mi
24 hours14° 32' 14.8"960.60 mieast3° 02' 52.8"209.59 minorth990.46 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaThu 11:32 AM644 km400 miles348 nmWest W
Port VilaThu 11:32 AM734 km456 miles396 nmNorthwest NW
Nadi *Thu 1:32 PM753 km468 miles407 nmNortheast NE
Lautoka *Thu 1:32 PM773 km480 miles417 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Thu 1:32 PM801 km498 miles433 nmNortheast NE
KingstonThu 12:02 PM825 km513 miles446 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LuganvilleThu 11:32 AM1004 km624 miles542 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaThu 1:32 PM1267 km787 miles684 nmEast E
Auckland *Thu 1:32 PM1555 km966 miles840 nmSouth S
FunafutiThu 12:32 PM1742 km1082 miles941 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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