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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 Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 00' South, Longitude: 178° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.21 meters/second, 1588.4 km/hour, 987.0 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"986.69 miwest0° 00' 40.0"0.77 minorth986.72 mi
24 hours0° 02' 36.8"2.87 mieast0° 16' 12.4"18.58 minorth18.80 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 13' South, Longitude: 149° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.62 meters/second, 1521.4 km/hour, 945.4 miles/hour or 821.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.76 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 minorth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 22' 59.8"945.12 miwest0° 04' 30.7"5.17 minorth945.34 mi
24 hours14° 42' 41.0"966.67 mieast2° 24' 33.6"165.68 minorth987.05 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SuvaWed 12:20 PM23 km14 miles12 nmSoutheast SE
NadiWed 12:20 PM92 km57 miles50 nmWest-northwest WNW
LautokaWed 12:20 PM96 km59 miles52 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 1:20 PM769 km478 miles415 nmEast-southeast ESE
PangaiWed 1:20 PM804 km500 miles434 nmEast-southeast ESE
NeiafuWed 1:20 PM823 km512 miles445 nmEast E
Port VilaWed 11:20 AM1054 km655 miles569 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 12:20 PM1055 km655 miles569 nmNorth N
Apia *Wed 2:20 PM1163 km723 miles628 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiTue 1:20 PM1254 km779 miles677 nmEast E
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