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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 Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 01' South, Longitude: 169° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.19 meters/second, 1588.3 km/hour, 986.9 miles/hour or 857.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.45 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.2"986.71 miwest0° 00' 40.0"0.77 minorth986.74 mi
24 hours0° 02' 37.1"2.87 mieast0° 16' 11.9"18.57 minorth18.79 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 16' South, Longitude: 161° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.47 meters/second, 1520.9 km/hour, 945.0 miles/hour or 821.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.75 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 minorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 22' 59.5"944.86 miwest0° 04' 24.1"5.05 minorth945.07 mi
24 hours14° 43' 09.0"966.92 mieast2° 22' 02.9"162.82 minorth986.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiTue 12:30 PM122 km76 miles66 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pago PagoTue 12:30 PM433 km269 miles234 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NeiafuWed 12:30 PM477 km296 miles257 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 1:30 PM521 km324 miles281 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PangaiWed 12:30 PM546 km339 miles295 nmWest-southwest WSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Wed 1:30 PM554 km344 miles299 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaWed 12:30 PM689 km428 miles372 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 12:30 PM974 km605 miles526 nmNorth N
RarotongaTue 1:30 PM1082 km673 miles584 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaWed 11:30 AM1276 km793 miles689 nmWest W
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