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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 23:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 51' South, Longitude: 174° 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"955.99 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 23:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 18' South, Longitude: 152° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.79 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' 24.6"965.77 miwest0° 08' 51.8"10.16 minorth966.14 mi
24 hours13° 53' 43.8"931.50 mieast3° 55' 31.1"269.84 minorth976.88 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NukualofaFri 12:42 PM196 km122 miles106 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PangaiFri 12:42 PM338 km210 miles183 nmNorth N
NeiafuFri 12:42 PM471 km292 miles254 nmNorth N
AlofiThu 12:42 PM652 km405 miles352 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Fri 12:42 PM885 km550 miles478 nmNorthwest NW
Nadi *Fri 12:42 PM993 km617 miles536 nmWest-northwest WNW
Lautoka *Fri 12:42 PM1003 km623 miles541 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Fri 1:42 PM1045 km649 miles564 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoFri 12:42 PM1537 km955 miles830 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaThu 1:42 PM1552 km964 miles838 nmEast E
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