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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 51' South
Longitude: 169° 13' 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"955.98 miwest0° 00' 14.3"0.27 minorth955.99 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 21' South
Longitude: 147° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.67 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"965.51 miwest0° 08' 49.7"10.12 minorth965.88 mi
24 hours13° 54' 23.1"932.01 mieast3° 54' 50.4"269.07 minorth977.17 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 PM427 km265 miles230 nmNorth N
PangaiFri 12:20 PM630 km391 miles340 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 12:20 PM646 km402 miles349 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuFri 12:20 PM680 km423 miles367 nmNorthwest NW
Pago PagoThu 12:20 PM963 km598 miles520 nmNorth N
RarotongaThu 1:20 PM990 km615 miles535 nmEast E
Apia *Fri 1:20 PM1034 km642 miles558 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Fri 12:20 PM1390 km864 miles751 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoFri 12:20 PM1507 km937 miles814 nmNorth N
FunafutiFri 11:20 AM2011 km1249 miles1086 nmNorthwest NW
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