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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 00:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 51' South, Longitude: 176° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.53 meters/second, 1539.1 km/hour, 956.4 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"955.94 miwest0° 00' 14.3"0.27 minorth955.95 mi
24 hours0° 06' 54.1"7.34 mieast0° 05' 57.4"6.83 minorth10.03 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 12' South, Longitude: 161° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.98 meters/second, 1555.1 km/hour, 966.3 miles/hour or 839.7 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 minorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 24' 27.3"966.14 miwest0° 08' 55.2"10.22 minorth966.51 mi
24 hours13° 52' 37.8"930.58 mieast3° 56' 38.5"271.11 minorth976.31 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Nadi *Fri 1:20 PM576 km358 miles311 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Fri 1:20 PM576 km358 miles311 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Lautoka *Fri 1:20 PM598 km371 miles323 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaFri 1:20 PM921 km572 miles497 nmEast E
Port VilaFri 11:20 AM988 km614 miles533 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaFri 11:20 AM991 km616 miles535 nmWest W
AlofiThu 1:20 PM1516 km942 miles819 nmEast-northeast ENE
Auckland *Fri 1:20 PM1557 km968 miles841 nmSouth S
FunafutiFri 12:20 PM1621 km1007 miles875 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Fri 2:20 PM1625 km1010 miles878 nmNortheast NE
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