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Day and Night World Map

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 45' South
Longitude: 157° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.82 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"956.65 miwest0° 00' 15.4"0.29 minorth956.67 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 35' South
Longitude: 122° 15' 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"981.61 miwest0° 10' 37.1"12.16 minorth981.97 mi
24 hours13° 12' 57.1"898.71 mieast4° 27' 35.3"306.51 minorth954.84 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 PM323 km201 miles175 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteFri 12:32 PM977 km607 miles527 nmNortheast NE
AlofiFri 11:32 AM1394 km866 miles753 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Sat 12:32 PM1836 km1141 miles992 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 11:32 AM1877 km1166 miles1013 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 11:32 AM2113 km1313 miles1141 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Sat 11:32 AM2601 km1616 miles1404 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 12:32 PM2724 km1692 miles1471 nmNorth N
AdamstownFri 2:32 PM2757 km1713 miles1489 nmEast E
Chatham Islands *Sat 12:17 PM2957 km1837 miles1597 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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