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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: 172° 59' 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"986.78 miwest0° 00' 40.0"0.77 minorth986.81 mi
24 hours0° 02' 36.5"2.86 mieast0° 16' 12.7"18.59 minorth18.81 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° 24' 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"945.33 miwest0° 04' 33.7"5.23 minorth945.55 mi
24 hours14° 42' 28.6"966.66 mieast2° 25' 38.3"166.93 minorth987.28 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 PM471 km292 miles254 nmEast E
LautokaWed 12:40 PM477 km296 miles257 nmEast E
Port VilaWed 11:40 AM495 km308 miles267 nmWest W
SuvaWed 12:40 PM577 km358 miles311 nmEast E
LuganvilleWed 11:40 AM677 km421 miles366 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaWed 11:40 AM830 km516 miles448 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiWed 12:40 PM1247 km775 miles674 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaWed 1:40 PM1288 km800 miles695 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Wed 2:40 PM1696 km1054 miles916 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraWed 11:40 AM1696 km1054 miles916 nmWest-northwest WNW
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