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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 23:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 39' South, Longitude: 171° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.16 meters/second, 1541.4 km/hour, 957.8 miles/hour or 832.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.96 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.0"957.43 miwest0° 00' 16.5"0.32 minorth957.45 mi
24 hours0° 06' 41.5"7.13 mieast0° 06' 50.5"7.85 minorth10.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 23:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 56' South, Longitude: 123° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.94 meters/second, 1601.8 km/hour, 995.3 miles/hour or 864.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.59 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 27' 54.5"995.29 miwest0° 11' 35.8"13.28 minorth995.55 mi
24 hours12° 33' 21.0"863.93 mieast4° 41' 06.1"321.93 minorth924.48 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NukualofaSun 12:32 PM372 km231 miles201 nmWest-northwest WNW
PangaiSun 12:32 PM398 km247 miles215 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 12:32 PM452 km281 miles244 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NeiafuSun 12:32 PM488 km304 miles264 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Pago PagoSat 12:32 PM937 km582 miles506 nmNorth N
Apia *Sun 1:32 PM975 km606 miles527 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 1:32 PM986 km613 miles532 nmNorth N
Suva *Sun 12:32 PM1118 km695 miles604 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSat 1:32 PM1270 km789 miles686 nmEast E
FakaofoSun 12:32 PM1471 km914 miles794 nmNorth N
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