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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 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 51' South, Longitude: 171° 43' 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 minorth956.00 mi
24 hours0° 06' 54.2"7.34 mieast0° 05' 56.5"6.81 minorth10.02 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 20' South, Longitude: 150° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.72 meters/second, 1554.2 km/hour, 965.7 miles/hour or 839.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"16.10 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 24' 23.8"965.63 miwest0° 08' 50.7"10.13 minorth966.00 mi
24 hours13° 54' 05.1"931.78 mieast3° 55' 08.9"269.42 minorth977.03 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NukualofaFri 12:30 PM407 km253 miles220 nmWest-northwest WNW
PangaiFri 12:30 PM433 km269 miles234 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiThu 12:30 PM460 km286 miles248 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NeiafuFri 12:30 PM521 km324 miles281 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Pago PagoThu 12:30 PM956 km594 miles516 nmNorth N
Apia *Fri 1:30 PM998 km620 miles539 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:30 PM1010 km627 miles545 nmNorth N
Suva *Fri 12:30 PM1153 km716 miles623 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaThu 1:30 PM1245 km774 miles672 nmEast E
FakaofoFri 12:30 PM1493 km928 miles806 nmNorth N
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