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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 44' South
Longitude: 178° 01' East

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"988.27 miwest0° 00' 40.9"0.78 minorth988.30 mi
24 hours0° 02' 24.6"2.65 mieast0° 16' 31.4"18.94 minorth19.13 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 48' South
Longitude: 163° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.37 meters/second, 1542.1 km/hour, 958.2 miles/hour or 832.7 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' 36.1"958.09 miwest0° 07' 34.7"8.69 minorth958.43 mi
24 hours14° 20' 27.9"954.61 mieast3° 31' 01.3"241.81 minorth992.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LautokaThu 12:20 PM62 km38 miles33 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaThu 12:20 PM62 km38 miles33 nmSoutheast SE
NadiThu 12:20 PM65 km40 miles35 nmWest W
NukualofaThu 1:20 PM805 km500 miles435 nmEast-southeast ESE
PangaiThu 1:20 PM836 km520 miles452 nmEast-southeast ESE
NeiafuThu 1:20 PM852 km529 miles460 nmEast E
FunafutiThu 12:20 PM1028 km639 miles555 nmNorth N
Port VilaThu 11:20 AM1029 km640 miles556 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 2:20 PM1175 km730 miles635 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiWed 1:20 PM1283 km797 miles693 nmEast E
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