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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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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 01:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 43' South
Longitude: 158° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.92 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"988.35 miwest0° 00' 41.0"0.78 minorth988.38 mi
24 hours0° 02' 23.8"2.63 mieast0° 16' 32.5"18.96 minorth19.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 01:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 38' South
Longitude: 144° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.75 meters/second, 1543.5 km/hour, 959.1 miles/hour or 833.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.99 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 23' 39.3"958.95 miwest0° 07' 43.9"8.86 minorth959.29 mi
24 hours14° 18' 50.5"953.60 mieast3° 34' 12.1"245.45 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
HoniaraThu 12:40 PM940 km584 miles508 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuganvilleThu 12:40 PM1006 km625 miles543 nmEast-northeast ENE
NoumeaThu 12:40 PM1015 km631 miles548 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaThu 12:40 PM1092 km678 miles589 nmEast E
BrisbaneThu 11:40 AM1196 km743 miles646 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsThu 11:40 AM1305 km811 miles705 nmWest W
Port MoresbyThu 11:40 AM1486 km923 miles802 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Thu 12:40 PM1914 km1189 miles1033 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenThu 1:40 PM2135 km1327 miles1153 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Canberra *Thu 12:40 PM2136 km1327 miles1153 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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