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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 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 00' South, Longitude: 175° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.22 meters/second, 1588.4 km/hour, 987.0 miles/hour or 857.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.45 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.2"986.77 miwest0° 00' 40.0"0.77 minorth986.80 mi
24 hours0° 02' 36.6"2.86 mieast0° 16' 12.7"18.58 minorth18.80 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 12' South, Longitude: 146° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.65 meters/second, 1521.6 km/hour, 945.5 miles/hour or 821.6 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' 04.5"0.09 minorth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 22' 59.8"945.26 miwest0° 04' 32.3"5.20 minorth945.48 mi
24 hours14° 42' 34.4"966.69 mieast2° 25' 07.7"166.35 minorth987.20 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NadiWed 12:30 PM206 km128 miles111 nmEast E
LautokaWed 12:30 PM214 km133 miles116 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuvaWed 12:30 PM312 km194 miles169 nmEast E
Port VilaWed 11:30 AM760 km472 miles410 nmWest W
LuganvilleWed 11:30 AM927 km576 miles500 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 1:30 PM1038 km645 miles560 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaWed 11:30 AM1055 km656 miles570 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiWed 12:30 PM1125 km699 miles607 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Wed 2:30 PM1441 km895 miles778 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiTue 1:30 PM1546 km961 miles835 nmEast E
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