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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 22:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 51' South, Longitude: 156° 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 minorth955.97 mi
24 hours0° 06' 54.5"7.35 mieast0° 05' 55.3"6.79 minorth10.01 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 22:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 28' South, Longitude: 135° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.41 meters/second, 1553.1 km/hour, 965.0 miles/hour or 838.6 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 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 24' 19.7"964.92 miwest0° 08' 44.8"10.02 minorth965.29 mi
24 hours13° 55' 52.3"933.17 mieast3° 53' 16.9"267.28 minorth977.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaThu 12:30 PM363 km226 miles196 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteThu 12:30 PM951 km591 miles514 nmNortheast NE
AlofiThu 11:30 AM1435 km892 miles775 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Fri 12:30 PM1876 km1166 miles1013 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 11:30 AM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 11:30 AM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Fri 11:30 AM2641 km1641 miles1426 nmWest W
AdamstownThu 2:30 PM2716 km1688 miles1466 nmEast E
KiritimatiFri 12:30 PM2735 km1700 miles1477 nmNorth N
Chatham Islands *Fri 12:15 PM2969 km1845 miles1603 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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