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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 00:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 44' South, Longitude: 170° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.90 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"988.30 miwest0° 00' 41.0"0.78 minorth988.33 mi
24 hours0° 02' 24.2"2.64 mieast0° 16' 31.8"18.95 minorth19.13 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 00:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 44' South, Longitude: 156° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.51 meters/second, 1542.6 km/hour, 958.5 miles/hour or 833.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.98 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 23' 37.2"958.41 miwest0° 07' 38.1"8.75 minorth958.75 mi
24 hours14° 19' 51.6"954.24 mieast3° 32' 13.3"243.18 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
Port VilaThu 11:50 AM234 km145 miles126 nmWest W
LuganvilleThu 11:50 AM433 km269 miles234 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaThu 11:50 AM659 km409 miles356 nmSouthwest SW
NadiThu 12:50 PM731 km454 miles395 nmEast E
LautokaThu 12:50 PM736 km457 miles397 nmEast E
SuvaThu 12:50 PM838 km521 miles453 nmEast E
FunafutiThu 12:50 PM1387 km862 miles749 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraThu 11:50 AM1465 km911 miles791 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaThu 1:50 PM1545 km960 miles834 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenThu 12:50 PM1942 km1207 miles1049 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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