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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 Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 44' South, Longitude: 173° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.89 meters/second, 1590.8 km/hour, 988.5 miles/hour or 859.0 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 minorth988.25 mi
24 hours0° 02' 24.4"2.64 mieast0° 16' 31.8"18.95 minorth19.13 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 46' South, Longitude: 159° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.46 meters/second, 1542.4 km/hour, 958.4 miles/hour or 832.9 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' 36.8"958.22 miwest0° 07' 36.9"8.73 minorth958.56 mi
24 hours14° 20' 05.0"954.31 mieast3° 31' 46.7"242.66 minorth992.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NadiThu 12:40 PM436 km271 miles236 nmEast E
LautokaThu 12:40 PM441 km274 miles238 nmEast E
Port VilaThu 11:40 AM529 km329 miles285 nmWest W
SuvaThu 12:40 PM545 km338 miles294 nmEast E
LuganvilleThu 11:40 AM698 km434 miles377 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaThu 11:40 AM875 km544 miles473 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiThu 12:40 PM1204 km748 miles650 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaThu 1:40 PM1265 km786 miles683 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Thu 2:40 PM1656 km1029 miles894 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraThu 11:40 AM1710 km1063 miles923 nmWest-northwest WNW
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