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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 01:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 43' South, Longitude: 158° 18' 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"988.28 miwest0° 00' 41.0"0.78 minorth988.31 mi
24 hours0° 02' 23.8"2.63 mieast0° 16' 32.5"18.96 minorth19.14 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 01:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 38' South, Longitude: 144° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.74 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"15.98 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 23' 39.2"958.87 miwest0° 07' 43.7"8.86 minorth959.21 mi
24 hours14° 18' 51.9"953.55 mieast3° 34' 09.5"245.38 minorth992.03 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 PM934 km580 miles504 nmNorth N
LuganvilleThu 12:40 PM977 km607 miles528 nmEast-northeast ENE
NoumeaThu 12:40 PM990 km615 miles535 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaThu 12:40 PM1062 km660 miles573 nmEast E
BrisbaneThu 11:40 AM1208 km751 miles652 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsThu 11:40 AM1334 km829 miles721 nmWest W
Port MoresbyThu 11:40 AM1510 km938 miles815 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Thu 12:40 PM1924 km1195 miles1039 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenThu 1:40 PM2122 km1318 miles1146 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuvaThu 1:40 PM2131 km1324 miles1151 nmEast E
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