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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 23:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 51' South, Longitude: 166° 56' 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"955.91 miwest0° 00' 14.3"0.27 minorth955.92 mi
24 hours0° 06' 54.3"7.34 mieast0° 05' 56.1"6.81 minorth10.01 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 23:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 22' South, Longitude: 145° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.62 meters/second, 1553.8 km/hour, 965.5 miles/hour or 839.0 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' 22.4"965.34 miwest0° 08' 48.8"10.10 minorth965.71 mi
24 hours13° 54' 39.4"932.16 mieast3° 54' 33.5"268.72 minorth977.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiThu 12:12 PM522 km325 miles282 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaThu 1:12 PM760 km472 miles411 nmEast-northeast ENE
PangaiFri 12:12 PM839 km522 miles453 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuFri 12:12 PM868 km540 miles469 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 12:12 PM874 km543 miles472 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 1:12 PM1121 km696 miles605 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoFri 12:12 PM1561 km970 miles843 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Fri 12:12 PM1613 km1002 miles871 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteThu 1:12 PM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiFri 11:12 AM2169 km1348 miles1171 nmNorthwest NW
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