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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 51' South
Longitude: 173° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.53 meters/second, 1539.1 km/hour, 956.4 miles/hour or 831.1 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' 57.5"6.84 minorth10.03 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 11' South
Longitude: 164° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.04 meters/second, 1555.3 km/hour, 966.4 miles/hour or 839.8 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' 28.1"966.34 miwest0° 08' 56.3"10.24 minorth966.71 mi
24 hours13° 52' 17.8"930.39 mieast3° 56' 58.7"271.51 minorth976.23 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 1:30 PM705 km438 miles381 nmNortheast NE
NoumeaFri 11:30 AM706 km439 miles381 nmWest W
Lautoka *Fri 1:30 PM725 km450 miles391 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Fri 1:30 PM747 km464 miles403 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaFri 11:30 AM768 km477 miles415 nmNorthwest NW
KingstonFri 12:00 Noon870 km541 miles470 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaFri 1:30 PM1203 km748 miles650 nmEast E
Auckland *Fri 1:30 PM1559 km969 miles842 nmSouth S
FunafutiFri 12:30 PM1707 km1061 miles922 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiThu 1:30 PM1795 km1115 miles969 nmEast E
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