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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: 161° 04' 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"955.97 miwest0° 00' 14.4"0.28 minorth955.98 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° 04' South, Longitude: 176° 15' 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' 31.5"966.85 miwest0° 09' 00.9"10.33 minorth967.23 mi
24 hours13° 50' 50.2"929.19 mieast3° 58' 26.4"273.17 minorth975.50 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 PM557 km346 miles300 nmEast E
Port VilaFri 12:20 PM944 km587 miles510 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneFri 11:20 AM960 km596 miles518 nmSouthwest SW
KingstonFri 12:50 PM974 km605 miles526 nmSoutheast SE
Lord Howe Island *Fri 12:20 PM986 km612 miles532 nmSouth S
HoniaraFri 12:20 PM1489 km925 miles804 nmNorth N
Sydney *Fri 12:20 PM1556 km967 miles840 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsFri 11:20 AM1729 km1075 miles934 nmWest-northwest WNW
Canberra *Fri 12:20 PM1801 km1119 miles972 nmSouthwest SW
Suva *Fri 2:20 PM1882 km1169 miles1016 nmEast-northeast ENE
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