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Day and Night World Map

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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 Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 21:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 17' South
Longitude: 143° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.26 meters/second, 1545.3 km/hour, 960.2 miles/hour or 834.4 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.00 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.9"959.89 miwest0° 00' 19.7"0.38 minorth959.91 mi
24 hours0° 06' 19.6"6.75 mieast0° 08' 07.8"9.33 minorth11.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 21:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 20' North
Longitude: 59° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.16 meters/second, 1602.6 km/hour, 995.8 miles/hour or 865.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.60 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.9"995.75 miwest0° 10' 14.8"11.74 minorth995.63 mi
24 hours11° 38' 09.3"798.36 mieast3° 50' 38.1"264.20 minorth837.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteTue 11:40 AM812 km504 miles438 nmNorthwest NW
Gambier IslandsTue 12:40 PM900 km559 miles486 nmEast E
AdamstownTue 1:40 PM1417 km880 miles765 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaTue 11:40 AM1670 km1038 miles902 nmWest W
AlofiTue 10:40 AM2755 km1712 miles1488 nmWest W
KiritimatiWed 11:40 AM3057 km1900 miles1651 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Wed 11:40 AM3113 km1934 miles1681 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 10:40 AM3260 km2025 miles1760 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 10:40 AM3272 km2033 miles1767 nmWest-northwest WNW
Easter Island *Tue 4:40 PM3504 km2177 miles1892 nmEast-southeast ESE
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