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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 23:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 45' South, Longitude: 174° 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"956.69 miwest0° 00' 15.5"0.30 minorth956.70 mi
24 hours0° 06' 48.1"7.24 mieast0° 06' 23.7"7.34 minorth10.31 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 23:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 22' South, Longitude: 139° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.18 meters/second, 1581.0 km/hour, 982.4 miles/hour or 853.7 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' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 26' 12.1"982.37 miwest0° 10' 41.1"12.24 minorth982.72 mi
24 hours13° 10' 56.1"897.02 mieast4° 28' 42.0"307.78 minorth953.54 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NukualofaSat 12:42 PM189 km118 miles102 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PangaiSat 12:42 PM326 km203 miles176 nmNorth N
NeiafuSat 12:42 PM458 km285 miles247 nmNorth N
AlofiFri 12:42 PM636 km395 miles343 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Sat 12:42 PM889 km552 miles480 nmNorthwest NW
Nadi *Sat 12:42 PM998 km620 miles539 nmWest-northwest WNW
Lautoka *Sat 12:42 PM1007 km626 miles544 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Sat 1:42 PM1031 km641 miles557 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoSat 12:42 PM1524 km947 miles823 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaFri 1:42 PM1539 km956 miles831 nmEast E
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