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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 22:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 51' South
Longitude: 154° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.50 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"955.95 miwest0° 00' 14.3"0.27 minorth955.96 mi
24 hours0° 06' 54.5"7.35 mieast0° 05' 55.2"6.79 minorth10.00 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 22:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 30' South
Longitude: 133° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.36 meters/second, 1552.9 km/hour, 964.9 miles/hour or 838.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"16.08 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 24' 19.1"964.83 miwest0° 08' 44.1"10.01 minorth965.20 mi
24 hours13° 56' 06.4"933.35 mieast3° 53' 01.8"266.99 minorth977.92 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaThu 12:22 PM552 km343 miles298 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteThu 12:22 PM798 km496 miles431 nmNortheast NE
AlofiThu 11:22 AM1635 km1016 miles883 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Fri 12:22 PM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 11:22 AM2122 km1318 miles1146 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 11:22 AM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownThu 2:22 PM2514 km1562 miles1358 nmEast E
KiritimatiFri 12:22 PM2749 km1708 miles1484 nmNorth N
Suva *Fri 11:22 AM2845 km1768 miles1536 nmWest W
Chatham Islands *Fri 12:07 PM3084 km1916 miles1665 nmSouthwest SW
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