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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 25, 2014 at 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 47' South, Longitude: 172° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.21 meters/second, 1581.1 km/hour, 982.5 miles/hour or 853.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.38 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.7"982.25 miwest0° 00' 37.5"0.72 minorth982.28 mi
24 hours0° 03' 12.9"3.51 mieast0° 15' 12.6"17.44 minorth17.79 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 37' South, Longitude: 115° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.68 meters/second, 1532.5 km/hour, 952.2 miles/hour or 827.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.87 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 26' 16.3"952.00 miwest0° 04' 56.3"5.66 misouth951.80 mi
24 hours13° 50' 55.8"913.18 mieast1° 27' 47.6"100.64 misouth914.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NeiafuSun 12:40 PM191 km119 miles103 nmWest W
AlofiSat 12:40 PM240 km149 miles129 nmEast E
PangaiSun 12:40 PM255 km159 miles138 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaSun 12:40 PM410 km255 miles221 nmSouthwest SW
Pago PagoSat 12:40 PM524 km326 miles283 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Sun 1:40 PM550 km342 miles297 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 1:40 PM559 km347 miles302 nmNorth N
SuvaSun 11:40 AM995 km619 miles537 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 12:40 PM1047 km651 miles565 nmNorth N
RarotongaSat 1:40 PM1325 km823 miles715 nmEast-southeast ESE
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