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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 01:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 43' South
Longitude: 163° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.91 meters/second, 1590.9 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' 53.8"988.33 miwest0° 00' 41.0"0.78 minorth988.36 mi
24 hours0° 02' 24.1"2.64 mieast0° 16' 32.2"18.96 minorth19.14 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 41' South
Longitude: 149° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.65 meters/second, 1543.1 km/hour, 958.9 miles/hour or 833.2 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"0.15 minorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 23' 38.4"958.73 miwest0° 07' 41.7"8.82 minorth959.07 mi
24 hours14° 19' 15.0"953.86 mieast3° 33' 24.8"244.54 minorth992.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleThu 12:20 PM506 km314 miles273 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaThu 12:20 PM561 km349 miles303 nmEast E
NoumeaThu 12:20 PM618 km384 miles334 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraThu 12:20 PM975 km606 miles527 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneThu 11:20 AM1489 km925 miles804 nmSouthwest SW
SuvaThu 1:20 PM1632 km1014 miles881 nmEast E
CairnsThu 11:20 AM1835 km1140 miles991 nmWest W
Port MoresbyThu 11:20 AM1941 km1206 miles1048 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenThu 1:20 PM1948 km1211 miles1052 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiThu 1:20 PM2028 km1260 miles1095 nmEast-northeast ENE
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