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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 Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 00:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 44' South
Longitude: 179° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.88 meters/second, 1590.8 km/hour, 988.5 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"16.48 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.7"988.26 miwest0° 00' 40.9"0.78 minorth988.29 mi
24 hours0° 02' 24.6"2.65 mieast0° 16' 31.4"18.94 minorth19.12 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 00:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 49' South
Longitude: 166° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.32 meters/second, 1541.9 km/hour, 958.1 miles/hour or 832.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.97 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 23' 35.7"957.98 miwest0° 07' 33.5"8.66 minorth958.32 mi
24 hours345° 39' 20.0"954.74 miwest3° 30' 37.2"241.35 minorth992.19 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SuvaThu 12:10 PM226 km141 miles122 nmWest-southwest WSW
LautokaThu 12:10 PM326 km202 miles176 nmWest W
NadiThu 12:10 PM329 km205 miles178 nmWest W
NukualofaThu 1:10 PM586 km364 miles317 nmSoutheast SE
PangaiThu 1:10 PM587 km365 miles317 nmEast-southeast ESE
NeiafuThu 1:10 PM590 km367 miles319 nmEast E
Mata-UtuThu 12:10 PM606 km376 miles327 nmNortheast NE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Thu 2:10 PM895 km556 miles483 nmEast-northeast ENE
Apia *Thu 2:10 PM932 km579 miles503 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pago PagoWed 1:10 PM1015 km631 miles548 nmEast-northeast ENE
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