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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° 34' 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"955.93 miwest0° 00' 14.3"0.27 minorth955.95 mi
24 hours0° 06' 54.1"7.34 mieast0° 05' 57.2"6.83 minorth10.02 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° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.93 meters/second, 1554.9 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' 26.5"966.03 miwest0° 08' 54.3"10.20 minorth966.39 mi
24 hours13° 52' 55.7"930.82 mieast3° 56' 20.2"270.76 minorth976.45 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 PM571 km355 miles308 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Lautoka *Fri 1:10 PM592 km368 miles319 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaFri 1:10 PM671 km417 miles362 nmEast-northeast ENE
PangaiFri 1:10 PM808 km502 miles436 nmEast-northeast ENE
NeiafuFri 1:10 PM904 km562 miles488 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaFri 11:10 AM1211 km752 miles654 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaFri 11:10 AM1248 km775 miles674 nmWest W
AlofiThu 1:10 PM1269 km788 miles685 nmEast-northeast ENE
Apia *Fri 2:10 PM1426 km886 miles770 nmNortheast NE
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