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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 23:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 45' South, Longitude: 166° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.85 meters/second, 1590.7 km/hour, 988.4 miles/hour or 858.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.47 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.7"988.20 miwest0° 00' 40.9"0.78 minorth988.24 mi
24 hours0° 02' 25.0"2.66 mieast0° 16' 30.7"18.93 minorth19.11 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 56' South, Longitude: 178° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.08 meters/second, 1541.1 km/hour, 957.6 miles/hour or 832.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.96 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 23' 33.6"957.46 miwest0° 07' 27.7"8.55 minorth957.79 mi
24 hours345° 38' 20.2"955.35 miwest3° 28' 35.9"239.03 minorth992.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiWed 12:20 PM342 km213 miles185 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pago PagoWed 12:20 PM554 km344 miles299 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Thu 1:20 PM671 km417 miles362 nmNorthwest NW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Thu 1:20 PM715 km444 miles386 nmNorthwest NW
NeiafuThu 12:20 PM748 km464 miles404 nmWest W
PangaiThu 12:20 PM810 km503 miles437 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaWed 1:20 PM849 km528 miles458 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaThu 12:20 PM941 km585 miles508 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoThu 12:20 PM1035 km643 miles559 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuvaThu 11:20 AM1546 km961 miles835 nmWest W
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