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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

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 56' South
Longitude: 170° 41' 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 minorth955.38 mi
24 hours0° 06' 59.6"7.43 mieast0° 05' 30.5"6.32 minorth9.76 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 13' South
Longitude: 178° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.98 meters/second, 1529.9 km/hour, 950.6 miles/hour or 826.1 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 minorth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 23' 00.0"950.49 miwest0° 06' 17.5"7.21 minorth950.79 mi
24 hours345° 27' 56.9"960.45 miwest3° 03' 14.3"210.00 minorth990.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaThu 11:40 AM441 km274 miles238 nmWest W
Port VilaThu 11:40 AM626 km389 miles338 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KingstonThu 12:10 PM730 km453 miles394 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LuganvilleThu 11:40 AM900 km559 miles486 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Nadi *Thu 1:40 PM904 km562 miles488 nmNortheast NE
Lautoka *Thu 1:40 PM922 km573 miles498 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Thu 1:40 PM967 km601 miles522 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaThu 1:40 PM1471 km914 miles794 nmEast E
Auckland *Thu 1:40 PM1592 km989 miles859 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiThu 12:40 PM1838 km1142 miles992 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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