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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 00:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 51' South, Longitude: 168° 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' 54.0"7.34 mieast0° 05' 58.0"6.84 minorth10.03 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 00:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 08' South, Longitude: 169° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.14 meters/second, 1555.7 km/hour, 966.7 miles/hour or 840.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"16.11 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 24' 29.5"966.58 miwest0° 08' 58.1"10.28 minorth966.95 mi
24 hours13° 51' 41.9"929.93 mieast3° 57' 34.8"272.20 minorth975.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaFri 11:50 AM200 km124 miles108 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port VilaFri 11:50 AM566 km351 miles305 nmNorth N
KingstonFri 12:20 PM689 km428 miles372 nmSouth S
LuganvilleFri 11:50 AM820 km509 miles443 nmNorth N
Suva *Fri 1:50 PM1178 km732 miles636 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrisbaneFri 10:50 AM1621 km1007 miles875 nmWest-southwest WSW
Auckland *Fri 1:50 PM1673 km1039 miles903 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaFri 1:50 PM1714 km1065 miles926 nmEast E
HoniaraFri 11:50 AM1730 km1075 miles934 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FunafutiFri 12:50 PM1969 km1223 miles1063 nmNortheast NE
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