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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 23:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 51' South, Longitude: 177° 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 minorth956.01 mi
24 hours0° 06' 54.2"7.34 mieast0° 05' 56.9"6.82 minorth10.02 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 23:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 16' South, Longitude: 155° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.84 meters/second, 1554.6 km/hour, 966.0 miles/hour or 839.4 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' 25.3"965.89 miwest0° 08' 52.7"10.17 minorth966.26 mi
24 hours13° 53' 25.8"931.27 mieast3° 55' 49.4"270.19 minorth976.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NukualofaFri 12:52 PM281 km175 miles152 nmNortheast NE
PangaiFri 12:52 PM448 km279 miles242 nmNortheast NE
NeiafuFri 12:52 PM573 km356 miles310 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Fri 12:52 PM692 km430 miles374 nmNorthwest NW
Nadi *Fri 12:52 PM791 km492 miles427 nmNorthwest NW
Lautoka *Fri 12:52 PM804 km500 miles434 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiThu 12:52 PM867 km539 miles468 nmEast-northeast ENE
Apia *Fri 1:52 PM1151 km715 miles622 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port VilaFri 10:52 AM1613 km1002 miles871 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoFri 12:52 PM1622 km1008 miles876 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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