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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 22:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 51' South, Longitude: 157° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.51 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"955.96 miwest0° 00' 14.3"0.27 minorth955.97 mi
24 hours0° 06' 54.5"7.34 mieast0° 05' 55.4"6.79 minorth10.01 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 22:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 28' South, Longitude: 136° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.42 meters/second, 1553.1 km/hour, 965.1 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"964.95 miwest0° 08' 45.0"10.03 minorth965.32 mi
24 hours13° 55' 48.6"933.12 mieast3° 53' 20.6"267.35 minorth977.79 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaThu 12:32 PM319 km198 miles172 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteThu 12:32 PM993 km617 miles536 nmNortheast NE
AlofiThu 11:32 AM1385 km861 miles748 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Fri 12:32 PM1832 km1138 miles989 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 11:32 AM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 11:32 AM2112 km1312 miles1140 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Fri 11:32 AM2591 km1610 miles1399 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 12:32 PM2735 km1699 miles1477 nmNorth N
AdamstownThu 2:32 PM2766 km1719 miles1494 nmEast E
Chatham Islands *Fri 12:17 PM2941 km1828 miles1588 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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