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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: 177° 59' 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"986.76 miwest0° 00' 40.0"0.77 minorth986.79 mi
24 hours0° 02' 36.6"2.87 mieast0° 16' 12.6"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° 12' 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"945.20 miwest0° 04' 30.8"5.18 minorth945.41 mi
24 hours14° 42' 40.4"966.73 mieast2° 24' 37.0"165.76 minorth987.13 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 PM50 km31 miles27 nmEast-southeast ESE
NadiWed 12:20 PM64 km39 miles34 nmWest-northwest WNW
LautokaWed 12:20 PM71 km44 miles38 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaWed 1:20 PM795 km494 miles429 nmEast-southeast ESE
PangaiWed 1:20 PM832 km517 miles449 nmEast-southeast ESE
NeiafuWed 1:20 PM853 km530 miles460 nmEast E
Port VilaWed 11:20 AM1024 km636 miles553 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 12:20 PM1058 km657 miles571 nmNorth N
Apia *Wed 2:20 PM1190 km740 miles643 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiTue 1:20 PM1283 km797 miles693 nmEast E
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