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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 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 45' South, Longitude: 170° 54' 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"956.72 miwest0° 00' 15.5"0.30 minorth956.73 mi
24 hours0° 06' 47.9"7.23 mieast0° 06' 24.8"7.36 minorth10.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 12' South, Longitude: 153° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.46 meters/second, 1582.0 km/hour, 983.0 miles/hour or 854.2 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 minorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 26' 16.4"982.99 miwest0° 10' 44.4"12.30 minorth983.34 mi
24 hours13° 09' 16.5"895.63 mieast4° 29' 35.1"308.79 minorth952.45 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaSat 11:40 AM462 km287 miles249 nmWest W
Port VilaSat 11:40 AM617 km383 miles333 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KingstonSat 12:10 PM758 km471 miles409 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Nadi *Sat 1:40 PM872 km542 miles471 nmNortheast NE
Lautoka *Sat 1:40 PM890 km553 miles480 nmNortheast NE
LuganvilleSat 11:40 AM891 km554 miles481 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Sat 1:40 PM936 km581 miles505 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaSat 1:40 PM1446 km898 miles781 nmEast E
Auckland *Sat 1:40 PM1607 km999 miles868 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiSat 12:40 PM1808 km1123 miles976 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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