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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° 34' 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 00:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 12' South, Longitude: 162° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.99 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"16.10 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 24' 27.4"966.17 miwest0° 08' 55.4"10.23 minorth966.54 mi
24 hours13° 52' 34.1"930.54 mieast3° 56' 42.2"271.18 minorth976.29 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 PM591 km367 miles319 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Fri 1:22 PM600 km373 miles324 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Lautoka *Fri 1:22 PM612 km381 miles331 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NoumeaFri 11:22 AM940 km584 miles508 nmWest W
Port VilaFri 11:22 AM945 km587 miles510 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaFri 1:22 PM972 km604 miles525 nmEast E
Auckland *Fri 1:22 PM1554 km966 miles839 nmSouth S
AlofiThu 1:22 PM1566 km973 miles846 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiFri 12:22 PM1633 km1015 miles882 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Fri 2:22 PM1667 km1036 miles900 nmNortheast NE
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