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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: 175° 47' 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"956.01 miwest0° 00' 14.3"0.27 minorth956.02 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: 162° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.99 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"16.11 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 24' 27.3"966.22 miwest0° 08' 55.4"10.23 minorth966.59 mi
24 hours13° 52' 35.8"930.62 mieast3° 56' 40.5"271.17 minorth976.37 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 PM583 km363 miles315 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Fri 1:20 PM589 km366 miles318 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Lautoka *Fri 1:20 PM605 km376 miles327 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaFri 1:20 PM949 km590 miles513 nmEast E
NoumeaFri 11:20 AM963 km598 miles520 nmWest W
Port VilaFri 11:20 AM964 km599 miles520 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiThu 1:20 PM1544 km959 miles834 nmEast-northeast ENE
Auckland *Fri 1:20 PM1556 km967 miles840 nmSouth S
FunafutiFri 12:20 PM1627 km1011 miles879 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Fri 2:20 PM1649 km1024 miles890 nmNortheast NE
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