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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 00:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 51' South, Longitude: 175° 17' 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' 14.4"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 00:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 12' South, Longitude: 162° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.00 meters/second, 1555.2 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' 27.6"966.25 miwest0° 08' 55.6"10.23 minorth966.62 mi
24 hours13° 52' 32.1"930.58 mieast3° 56' 44.1"271.24 minorth976.34 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 1:22 PM601 km373 miles324 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Fri 1:22 PM615 km382 miles332 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Lautoka *Fri 1:22 PM622 km387 miles336 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NoumeaFri 11:22 AM911 km566 miles492 nmWest W
Port VilaFri 11:22 AM922 km573 miles498 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaFri 1:22 PM1000 km621 miles540 nmEast E
KingstonFri 11:52 AM1005 km624 miles543 nmSouthwest SW
Auckland *Fri 1:22 PM1553 km965 miles839 nmSouth S
AlofiThu 1:22 PM1594 km990 miles861 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiFri 12:22 PM1640 km1019 miles886 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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