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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 Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 38' South, Longitude: 173° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.18 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"957.46 miwest0° 00' 16.5"0.32 minorth957.48 mi
24 hours0° 06' 41.2"7.12 mieast0° 06' 51.5"7.87 minorth10.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 44' South, Longitude: 137° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.12 meters/second, 1602.4 km/hour, 995.7 miles/hour or 865.2 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 minorth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 27' 58.2"995.70 miwest0° 11' 36.9"13.30 minorth995.95 mi
24 hours12° 31' 59.9"862.67 mieast4° 41' 12.9"322.06 minorth923.24 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Nadi *Sun 1:30 PM672 km418 miles363 nmNortheast NE
Lautoka *Sun 1:30 PM692 km430 miles374 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Sun 1:30 PM715 km444 miles386 nmNortheast NE
NoumeaSun 11:30 AM729 km453 miles394 nmWest W
Port VilaSun 11:30 AM768 km477 miles415 nmNorthwest NW
KingstonSun 12:00 Noon902 km561 miles487 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaSun 1:30 PM1177 km732 miles636 nmEast E
Auckland *Sun 1:30 PM1580 km982 miles853 nmSouth S
FunafutiSun 12:30 PM1677 km1042 miles906 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiSat 1:30 PM1768 km1099 miles955 nmEast E
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