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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 23:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 51' South, Longitude: 168° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.52 meters/second, 1539.1 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' 56.3"6.81 minorth10.02 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 21' South, Longitude: 147° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.66 meters/second, 1554.0 km/hour, 965.6 miles/hour or 839.1 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' 23.1"965.43 miwest0° 08' 49.6"10.11 minorth965.80 mi
24 hours13° 54' 25.1"931.97 mieast3° 54' 48.2"269.01 minorth977.11 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiThu 12:20 PM433 km269 miles234 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PangaiFri 12:20 PM655 km407 miles354 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 12:20 PM674 km419 miles364 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuFri 12:20 PM702 km436 miles379 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaThu 1:20 PM962 km598 miles519 nmEast E
Pago PagoThu 12:20 PM968 km601 miles523 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Fri 1:20 PM1042 km647 miles563 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Fri 12:20 PM1417 km881 miles765 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoFri 12:20 PM1512 km939 miles816 nmNorth N
FunafutiFri 11:20 AM2029 km1261 miles1096 nmNorthwest NW
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