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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 00:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 51' South
Longitude: 172° 47' 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 minorth956.03 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 00:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 10' South
Longitude: 164° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.05 meters/second, 1555.4 km/hour, 966.5 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' 28.3"966.37 miwest0° 08' 56.5"10.25 minorth966.74 mi
24 hours13° 52' 14.3"930.34 mieast3° 57' 02.2"271.58 minorth976.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaFri 11:32 AM655 km407 miles354 nmWest W
Port VilaFri 11:32 AM734 km456 miles396 nmNorthwest NW
Nadi *Fri 1:32 PM738 km459 miles398 nmNortheast NE
Lautoka *Fri 1:32 PM757 km471 miles409 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Fri 1:32 PM785 km488 miles424 nmNortheast NE
KingstonFri 12:02 PM840 km522 miles454 nmSouthwest SW
LuganvilleFri 11:32 AM1003 km623 miles542 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaFri 1:32 PM1254 km779 miles677 nmEast E
Auckland *Fri 1:32 PM1564 km972 miles845 nmSouth S
FunafutiFri 12:32 PM1728 km1074 miles933 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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