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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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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 44' South
Longitude: 171° 59' 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"988.22 miwest0° 00' 40.9"0.78 minorth988.26 mi
24 hours0° 02' 24.9"2.65 mieast0° 16' 31.0"18.93 minorth19.12 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 53' South
Longitude: 173° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.18 meters/second, 1541.4 km/hour, 957.8 miles/hour or 832.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.96 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 23' 34.4"957.67 miwest0° 07' 30.0"8.60 minorth958.00 mi
24 hours345° 38' 44.0"955.11 miwest3° 29' 24.5"239.96 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
NeiafuThu 12:40 PM235 km146 miles127 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiWed 12:40 PM262 km163 miles141 nmSoutheast SE
PangaiThu 12:40 PM339 km211 miles183 nmSouthwest SW
Pago PagoWed 12:40 PM408 km253 miles220 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Thu 1:40 PM433 km269 miles234 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Thu 1:40 PM444 km276 miles239 nmNorth N
NukualofaThu 12:40 PM506 km314 miles273 nmSouthwest SW
Mata-UtuThu 11:40 AM666 km414 miles359 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoThu 12:40 PM930 km578 miles502 nmNorth N
SuvaThu 11:40 AM1017 km632 miles549 nmWest W
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