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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 Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 45' South, Longitude: 175° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.84 meters/second, 1540.2 km/hour, 957.0 miles/hour or 831.7 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"956.71 miwest0° 00' 15.5"0.30 minorth956.72 mi
24 hours0° 06' 47.9"7.23 mieast0° 06' 24.4"7.35 minorth10.31 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 16' South, Longitude: 148° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.36 meters/second, 1581.7 km/hour, 982.8 miles/hour or 854.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.38 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 26' 14.9"982.77 miwest0° 10' 43.2"12.28 minorth983.13 mi
24 hours13° 09' 50.9"896.11 mieast4° 29' 16.9"308.45 minorth952.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Nadi *Sat 1:20 PM569 km354 miles307 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Sat 1:20 PM574 km357 miles310 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Lautoka *Sat 1:20 PM592 km368 miles319 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaSat 1:20 PM936 km582 miles505 nmEast E
Port VilaSat 11:20 AM967 km601 miles522 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaSat 11:20 AM974 km605 miles526 nmWest W
AlofiFri 1:20 PM1530 km951 miles826 nmEast-northeast ENE
Auckland *Sat 1:20 PM1567 km974 miles846 nmSouth S
FunafutiSat 12:20 PM1614 km1003 miles871 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Sat 2:20 PM1633 km1015 miles882 nmNortheast NE
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