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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 22:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 45' South, Longitude: 156° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.81 meters/second, 1540.1 km/hour, 957.0 miles/hour or 831.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.95 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.00 minorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.9"956.58 miwest0° 00' 15.4"0.29 minorth956.60 mi
24 hours0° 06' 48.4"7.24 mieast0° 06' 22.4"7.31 minorth10.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 22:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 35' South, Longitude: 121° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.84 meters/second, 1579.8 km/hour, 981.7 miles/hour or 853.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.36 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 26' 06.8"981.53 miwest0° 10' 36.9"12.16 minorth981.89 mi
24 hours13° 12' 58.9"898.67 mieast4° 27' 34.2"306.47 minorth954.79 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaFri 12:32 PM348 km216 miles188 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteFri 12:32 PM953 km592 miles515 nmNortheast NE
AlofiFri 11:32 AM1422 km883 miles768 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Sat 12:32 PM1861 km1156 miles1005 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 11:32 AM1905 km1184 miles1029 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 11:32 AM2135 km1326 miles1153 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Sat 11:32 AM2629 km1634 miles1420 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 12:32 PM2724 km1693 miles1471 nmNorth N
AdamstownFri 2:32 PM2729 km1695 miles1473 nmEast E
Chatham Islands *Sat 12:17 PM2972 km1847 miles1605 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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