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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 00:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 51' South, Longitude: 170° 18' 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 00:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 09' South, Longitude: 167° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.10 meters/second, 1555.6 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' 29.0"966.48 miwest0° 08' 57.4"10.26 minorth966.85 mi
24 hours13° 51' 56.3"930.11 mieast3° 57' 20.4"271.93 minorth976.07 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaFri 11:42 AM400 km249 miles216 nmWest W
Port VilaFri 11:42 AM602 km374 miles325 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KingstonFri 12:12 PM726 km451 miles392 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LuganvilleFri 11:42 AM875 km544 miles472 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Nadi *Fri 1:42 PM930 km578 miles502 nmNortheast NE
Lautoka *Fri 1:42 PM947 km588 miles511 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Fri 1:42 PM995 km619 miles537 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaFri 1:42 PM1510 km938 miles815 nmEast E
Auckland *Fri 1:42 PM1611 km1001 miles870 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrisbaneFri 10:42 AM1813 km1126 miles979 nmWest-southwest WSW
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