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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 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 51' South, Longitude: 174° 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"955.99 miwest0° 00' 14.3"0.27 minorth956.00 mi
24 hours0° 06' 54.2"7.34 mieast0° 05' 56.7"6.82 minorth10.02 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 18' South, Longitude: 152° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.77 meters/second, 1554.4 km/hour, 965.9 miles/hour or 839.3 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' 24.5"965.75 miwest0° 08' 51.6"10.15 minorth966.12 mi
24 hours13° 53' 47.3"931.55 mieast3° 55' 27.4"269.77 minorth976.90 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NukualofaFri 12:40 PM215 km134 miles116 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PangaiFri 12:40 PM336 km209 miles182 nmNorth N
NeiafuFri 12:40 PM465 km289 miles251 nmNorth N
AlofiThu 12:40 PM613 km381 miles331 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Fri 12:40 PM928 km577 miles501 nmWest-northwest WNW
Pago PagoThu 12:40 PM1019 km633 miles550 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Fri 1:40 PM1030 km640 miles556 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaThu 1:40 PM1500 km932 miles810 nmEast E
FakaofoFri 12:40 PM1525 km948 miles824 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiFri 11:40 AM1734 km1078 miles936 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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