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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 22:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 29' South, Longitude: 154° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.50 meters/second, 1593.0 km/hour, 989.9 miles/hour or 860.2 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"989.60 miwest0° 00' 41.6"0.80 minorth989.63 mi
24 hours0° 02' 13.1"2.44 mieast0° 16' 48.7"19.27 minorth19.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 22:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 35' South, Longitude: 155° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.02 meters/second, 1566.1 km/hour, 973.1 miles/hour or 845.6 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' 42.6"972.96 miwest0° 09' 49.1"11.25 minorth973.34 mi
24 hours13° 50' 30.1"934.48 mieast4° 15' 32.2"292.72 minorth985.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteThu 12:32 PM541 km336 miles292 nmEast E
RarotongaThu 12:32 PM679 km422 miles367 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiThu 11:32 AM1622 km1008 miles876 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 12:32 PM1877 km1166 miles1014 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 11:32 AM2005 km1246 miles1082 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiFri 12:32 PM2160 km1342 miles1166 nmNorth N
NukualofaFri 11:32 AM2194 km1364 miles1185 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownThu 2:32 PM2679 km1664 miles1446 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaFri 10:32 AM2852 km1772 miles1540 nmWest W
FunafutiFri 10:32 AM2998 km1863 miles1619 nmWest-northwest WNW
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