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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° 01' 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"16.48 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.7"988.29 miwest0° 00' 40.9"0.78 minorth988.32 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° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.46 meters/second, 1542.5 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 minorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 23' 36.9"958.30 miwest0° 07' 37.0"8.73 minorth958.64 mi
24 hours14° 20' 03.7"954.36 mieast3° 31' 49.4"242.72 minorth992.16 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 PM466 km290 miles252 nmEast E
LautokaThu 12:40 PM471 km292 miles254 nmEast E
Port VilaThu 11:40 AM499 km310 miles269 nmWest W
SuvaThu 12:40 PM574 km357 miles310 nmEast E
LuganvilleThu 11:40 AM670 km416 miles362 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaThu 11:40 AM852 km529 miles460 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiThu 12:40 PM1220 km758 miles659 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaThu 1:40 PM1293 km803 miles698 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraThu 11:40 AM1685 km1047 miles910 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Thu 2:40 PM1685 km1047 miles910 nmEast-northeast ENE
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