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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 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 45' South, Longitude: 171° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.83 meters/second, 1540.2 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"956.68 miwest0° 00' 15.4"0.30 minorth956.70 mi
24 hours0° 06' 48.1"7.24 mieast0° 06' 23.5"7.33 minorth10.30 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 24' South, Longitude: 136° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.12 meters/second, 1580.8 km/hour, 982.3 miles/hour or 853.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.37 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 26' 11.1"982.24 miwest0° 10' 40.4"12.23 minorth982.59 mi
24 hours13° 11' 16.9"897.31 mieast4° 28' 30.8"307.57 minorth953.76 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NukualofaSat 12:30 PM413 km256 miles223 nmWest-northwest WNW
PangaiSat 12:30 PM433 km269 miles234 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 12:30 PM445 km277 miles240 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NeiafuSat 12:30 PM517 km321 miles279 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Pago PagoFri 12:30 PM944 km586 miles510 nmNorth N
Apia *Sat 1:30 PM987 km613 miles533 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:30 PM1000 km621 miles540 nmNorth N
Suva *Sat 12:30 PM1159 km720 miles626 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaFri 1:30 PM1232 km766 miles665 nmEast E
FakaofoSat 12:30 PM1481 km921 miles800 nmNorth N
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