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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 23:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 51' South, Longitude: 172° 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 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 23:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 19' South, Longitude: 150° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.73 meters/second, 1554.2 km/hour, 965.8 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' 23.9"965.66 miwest0° 08' 50.9"10.14 minorth966.03 mi
24 hours13° 54' 01.6"931.74 mieast3° 55' 12.6"269.49 minorth977.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NukualofaFri 12:32 PM362 km225 miles195 nmWest-northwest WNW
PangaiFri 12:32 PM403 km250 miles217 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiThu 12:32 PM484 km300 miles261 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NeiafuFri 12:32 PM500 km311 miles270 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Pago PagoThu 12:32 PM963 km598 miles520 nmNorth N
Apia *Fri 1:32 PM999 km621 miles539 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:32 PM1008 km627 miles544 nmNorth N
Suva *Fri 12:32 PM1107 km688 miles598 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaThu 1:32 PM1296 km805 miles700 nmEast E
FakaofoFri 12:32 PM1496 km929 miles808 nmNorth N
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