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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 22:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 51' South, Longitude: 159° 43' 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' 54.4"7.34 mieast0° 05' 55.6"6.80 minorth10.01 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 22:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 27' South, Longitude: 138° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.47 meters/second, 1553.3 km/hour, 965.2 miles/hour or 838.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"16.09 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 24' 20.4"965.07 miwest0° 08' 46.1"10.05 minorth965.43 mi
24 hours13° 55' 30.9"932.89 mieast3° 53' 39.4"267.71 minorth977.66 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaThu 12:42 PM179 km111 miles97 nmNorth N
AlofiThu 11:42 AM1141 km709 miles616 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteThu 12:42 PM1213 km754 miles655 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaFri 11:42 AM1609 km1000 miles869 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 12:42 PM1617 km1005 miles873 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoFri 11:42 AM1933 km1201 miles1044 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Fri 11:42 AM2337 km1452 miles1262 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 12:42 PM2747 km1707 miles1483 nmNorth N
FunafutiFri 10:42 AM2753 km1711 miles1486 nmWest-northwest WNW
Chatham Islands *Fri 12:27 PM2809 km1746 miles1517 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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