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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 21:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 51' South, Longitude: 142° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.49 meters/second, 1539.0 km/hour, 956.3 miles/hour or 831.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.94 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.5"955.93 miwest0° 00' 14.2"0.27 minorth955.94 mi
24 hours0° 06' 54.7"7.35 mieast0° 05' 54.2"6.77 minorth10.00 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 21:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 37' South, Longitude: 121° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.10 meters/second, 1552.0 km/hour, 964.3 miles/hour or 838.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"16.07 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 24' 15.6"964.24 miwest0° 08' 39.2"9.92 minorth964.61 mi
24 hours13° 57' 35.5"934.50 mieast3° 51' 26.4"265.18 minorth978.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsThu 12:32 PM746 km464 miles403 nmEast E
PapeeteThu 11:32 AM967 km601 miles522 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownThu 1:32 PM1257 km781 miles679 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaThu 11:32 AM1820 km1131 miles983 nmWest W
AlofiThu 10:32 AM2906 km1806 miles1569 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 11:32 AM3189 km1981 miles1722 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Fri 11:32 AM3271 km2033 miles1766 nmWest-northwest WNW
Easter Island *Thu 4:32 PM3344 km2078 miles1806 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaFri 10:32 AM3404 km2115 miles1838 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 10:32 AM3433 km2133 miles1854 nmWest-northwest WNW
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