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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 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 60' South, Longitude: 173° 15' 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"986.71 miwest0° 00' 40.0"0.77 minorth986.74 mi
24 hours0° 02' 36.5"2.86 mieast0° 16' 12.7"18.58 minorth18.80 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 11' South, Longitude: 144° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.68 meters/second, 1521.7 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' 59.9"945.26 miwest0° 04' 33.4"5.23 minorth945.48 mi
24 hours14° 42' 29.3"966.59 mieast2° 25' 35.0"166.85 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 12:40 PM441 km274 miles238 nmEast E
LautokaWed 12:40 PM447 km278 miles241 nmEast E
Port VilaWed 11:40 AM525 km326 miles283 nmWest W
SuvaWed 12:40 PM547 km340 miles295 nmEast E
LuganvilleWed 11:40 AM704 km438 miles380 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaWed 11:40 AM854 km531 miles461 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiWed 12:40 PM1231 km765 miles665 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaWed 1:40 PM1259 km783 miles680 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Wed 2:40 PM1667 km1036 miles900 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraWed 11:40 AM1722 km1070 miles930 nmWest-northwest WNW
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