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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 Friday, January 3, 2014 at 00:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 51' South, Longitude: 178° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.53 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"956.00 miwest0° 00' 14.3"0.27 minorth956.02 mi
24 hours0° 06' 54.1"7.34 mieast0° 05' 57.2"6.83 minorth10.03 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 00:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 14' South, Longitude: 159° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.93 meters/second, 1555.0 km/hour, 966.2 miles/hour or 839.6 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' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 24' 26.6"966.11 miwest0° 08' 54.5"10.21 minorth966.48 mi
24 hours13° 52' 53.7"930.86 mieast3° 56' 22.4"270.82 minorth976.50 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Suva *Fri 1:10 PM522 km324 miles282 nmNorth N
Nadi *Fri 1:10 PM566 km351 miles305 nmNorth N
Lautoka *Fri 1:10 PM587 km364 miles317 nmNorth N
NukualofaFri 1:10 PM698 km434 miles377 nmEast-northeast ENE
PangaiFri 1:10 PM834 km518 miles450 nmEast-northeast ENE
NeiafuFri 1:10 PM929 km577 miles502 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaFri 11:10 AM1185 km736 miles640 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaFri 11:10 AM1219 km758 miles658 nmWest W
AlofiThu 1:10 PM1296 km805 miles700 nmEast-northeast ENE
Apia *Fri 2:10 PM1448 km899 miles782 nmNortheast NE
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