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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 01:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 50' South, Longitude: 160° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.54 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"956.03 miwest0° 00' 14.4"0.28 minorth956.05 mi
24 hours0° 06' 53.8"7.33 mieast0° 05' 58.5"6.85 minorth10.04 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 03' South, Longitude: 176° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.30 meters/second, 1556.3 km/hour, 967.0 miles/hour or 840.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"16.12 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 24' 31.7"966.93 miwest0° 09' 01.0"10.33 minorth967.31 mi
24 hours13° 50' 48.2"929.23 mieast3° 58' 28.3"273.22 minorth975.55 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaFri 12:20 PM585 km364 miles316 nmEast E
BrisbaneFri 11:20 AM936 km582 miles505 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaFri 12:20 PM968 km601 miles522 nmNortheast NE
Lord Howe Island *Fri 12:20 PM981 km609 miles529 nmSouth S
KingstonFri 12:50 PM994 km618 miles537 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraFri 12:20 PM1487 km924 miles803 nmNorth N
Sydney *Fri 12:20 PM1540 km957 miles831 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsFri 11:20 AM1703 km1058 miles919 nmWest-northwest WNW
Canberra *Fri 12:20 PM1784 km1108 miles963 nmSouthwest SW
Suva *Fri 2:20 PM1910 km1187 miles1031 nmEast-northeast ENE
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