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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 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 45' South, Longitude: 173° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.84 meters/second, 1540.2 km/hour, 957.1 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 minorth956.73 mi
24 hours0° 06' 47.9"7.23 mieast0° 06' 24.6"7.35 minorth10.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 14' South, Longitude: 150° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.41 meters/second, 1581.9 km/hour, 982.9 miles/hour or 854.1 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' 15.7"982.88 miwest0° 10' 43.8"12.29 minorth983.23 mi
24 hours13° 09' 33.7"895.87 mieast4° 29' 26.1"308.62 minorth952.63 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 1:30 PM689 km428 miles372 nmNortheast NE
Lautoka *Sat 1:30 PM709 km441 miles383 nmNortheast NE
NoumeaSat 11:30 AM718 km446 miles387 nmWest W
Suva *Sat 1:30 PM731 km454 miles395 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaSat 11:30 AM768 km477 miles415 nmNorthwest NW
KingstonSat 12:00 Noon886 km550 miles478 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaSat 1:30 PM1190 km740 miles643 nmEast E
Auckland *Sat 1:30 PM1569 km975 miles847 nmSouth S
FunafutiSat 12:30 PM1692 km1052 miles914 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiFri 1:30 PM1781 km1107 miles962 nmEast E
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