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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 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 44' South, Longitude: 169° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.86 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"988.21 miwest0° 00' 40.9"0.78 minorth988.25 mi
24 hours0° 02' 25.0"2.65 mieast0° 16' 30.8"18.93 minorth19.12 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 54' South, Longitude: 175° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.13 meters/second, 1541.3 km/hour, 957.7 miles/hour or 832.2 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' 34.1"957.56 miwest0° 07' 28.8"8.58 minorth957.90 mi
24 hours345° 38' 32.2"955.23 miwest3° 29' 00.3"239.50 minorth992.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiWed 12:30 PM152 km94 miles82 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pago PagoWed 12:30 PM406 km252 miles219 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NeiafuThu 12:30 PM487 km303 miles263 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Thu 1:30 PM497 km309 miles268 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Thu 1:30 PM531 km330 miles287 nmNorthwest NW
PangaiThu 12:30 PM562 km349 miles304 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaThu 12:30 PM708 km440 miles382 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoThu 12:30 PM946 km588 miles511 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaWed 1:30 PM1089 km677 miles588 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaThu 11:30 AM1282 km796 miles692 nmWest W
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