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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 21:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 29' South, Longitude: 141° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.48 meters/second, 1592.9 km/hour, 989.8 miles/hour or 860.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.50 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.1"989.61 miwest0° 00' 41.5"0.80 minorth989.64 mi
24 hours0° 02' 13.6"2.45 mieast0° 16' 48.0"19.26 minorth19.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 21:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 44' South, Longitude: 142° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.75 meters/second, 1565.1 km/hour, 972.5 miles/hour or 845.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"16.21 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 24' 39.5"972.43 miwest0° 09' 44.6"11.16 minorth972.80 mi
24 hours13° 51' 46.5"935.46 mieast4° 14' 07.4"291.13 minorth986.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteThu 11:38 AM863 km536 miles466 nmWest W
Gambier IslandsThu 12:38 PM922 km573 miles498 nmSoutheast SE
TaiohaeThu 12:08 PM962 km598 miles520 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownThu 1:38 PM1444 km897 miles780 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaThu 11:38 AM1969 km1223 miles1063 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 11:38 AM2761 km1716 miles1491 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiThu 10:38 AM3013 km1872 miles1627 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 11:38 AM3273 km2034 miles1767 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 10:38 AM3344 km2078 miles1806 nmWest-northwest WNW
Easter Island *Thu 4:38 PM3464 km2152 miles1870 nmEast-southeast ESE
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