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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° 42' 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"988.13 miwest0° 00' 40.9"0.78 minorth988.17 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° 34' 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"957.38 miwest0° 07' 27.6"8.55 minorth957.71 mi
24 hours345° 38' 19.0"955.30 miwest3° 28' 33.2"238.97 minorth992.15 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 PM369 km229 miles199 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pago PagoWed 12:20 PM575 km358 miles311 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Thu 1:20 PM694 km431 miles375 nmNorthwest NW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Thu 1:20 PM739 km459 miles399 nmNorthwest NW
NeiafuThu 12:20 PM777 km483 miles419 nmWest W
RarotongaWed 1:20 PM823 km511 miles444 nmEast-southeast ESE
PangaiThu 12:20 PM838 km521 miles453 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaThu 12:20 PM968 km601 miles523 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoThu 12:20 PM1048 km651 miles566 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuvaThu 11:20 AM1576 km979 miles851 nmWest W
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