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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 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 51' South, Longitude: 170° 48' 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"956.02 miwest0° 00' 14.4"0.27 minorth956.03 mi
24 hours0° 06' 54.1"7.34 mieast0° 05' 57.8"6.84 minorth10.03 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 09' South, Longitude: 166° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.09 meters/second, 1555.5 km/hour, 966.6 miles/hour or 839.9 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' 28.8"966.46 miwest0° 08' 57.2"10.26 minorth966.83 mi
24 hours13° 52' 00.0"930.16 mieast3° 57' 16.8"271.86 minorth976.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaFri 11:40 AM451 km280 miles244 nmWest W
Port VilaFri 11:40 AM622 km386 miles336 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KingstonFri 12:10 PM744 km462 miles401 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Nadi *Fri 1:40 PM888 km552 miles480 nmNortheast NE
LuganvilleFri 11:40 AM896 km557 miles484 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Lautoka *Fri 1:40 PM906 km563 miles489 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Fri 1:40 PM951 km591 miles514 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaFri 1:40 PM1458 km906 miles787 nmEast E
Auckland *Fri 1:40 PM1599 km993 miles863 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiFri 12:40 PM1823 km1133 miles984 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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