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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 22:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 29' South, Longitude: 151° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.50 meters/second, 1593.0 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"989.59 miwest0° 00' 41.6"0.80 minorth989.62 mi
24 hours0° 02' 13.3"2.44 mieast0° 16' 48.6"19.27 minorth19.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 22:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 37' South, Longitude: 152° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.96 meters/second, 1565.9 km/hour, 973.0 miles/hour or 845.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"16.22 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 24' 41.9"972.83 miwest0° 09' 48.1"11.23 minorth973.20 mi
24 hours13° 50' 47.5"934.69 mieast4° 15' 13.2"292.36 minorth985.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vaitape (Bora Bora)Thu 12:20 PM108 km67 miles58 nmNorth N
PapeeteThu 12:20 PM223 km138 miles120 nmEast E
RarotongaThu 12:20 PM948 km589 miles512 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 11:20 AM1937 km1204 miles1046 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 12:20 PM2192 km1362 miles1184 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 12:20 PM2228 km1385 miles1203 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoFri 11:20 AM2299 km1429 miles1242 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownThu 2:20 PM2386 km1483 miles1288 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaFri 11:20 AM2504 km1556 miles1352 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuvaFri 10:20 AM3169 km1969 miles1711 nmWest W
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