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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 01:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 59' South
Longitude: 160° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.24 meters/second, 1588.5 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"986.83 miwest0° 00' 40.1"0.77 minorth986.86 mi
24 hours0° 02' 36.1"2.85 mieast0° 16' 13.5"18.60 minorth18.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 07' South
Longitude: 132° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.84 meters/second, 1522.2 km/hour, 945.9 miles/hour or 821.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.77 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 23' 00.4"945.68 miwest0° 04' 40.4"5.36 minorth945.91 mi
24 hours14° 41' 57.9"966.45 mieast2° 28' 11.2"169.85 minorth987.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleWed 12:30 PM764 km475 miles413 nmEast-northeast ENE
NoumeaWed 12:30 PM783 km487 miles423 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaWed 12:30 PM831 km516 miles449 nmEast E
HoniaraWed 12:30 PM948 km589 miles512 nmNorth N
BrisbaneWed 11:30 AM1299 km807 miles701 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsWed 11:30 AM1566 km973 miles846 nmWest W
Port MoresbyWed 11:30 AM1719 km1068 miles928 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaWed 1:30 PM1899 km1180 miles1025 nmEast E
Sydney *Wed 12:30 PM1987 km1234 miles1073 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenWed 1:30 PM2055 km1277 miles1110 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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