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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° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.51 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"989.67 miwest0° 00' 41.6"0.80 minorth989.70 mi
24 hours0° 02' 13.1"2.44 mieast0° 16' 48.7"19.27 minorth19.43 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° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.03 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' 42.7"973.04 miwest0° 09' 49.1"11.25 minorth973.42 mi
24 hours13° 50' 28.6"934.53 mieast4° 15' 34.1"292.78 minorth985.86 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 PM571 km355 miles308 nmEast E
RarotongaThu 12:32 PM656 km408 miles354 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiThu 11:32 AM1593 km990 miles860 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 12:32 PM1848 km1148 miles998 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 11:32 AM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiFri 12:32 PM2156 km1339 miles1164 nmNorth N
NukualofaFri 11:32 AM2166 km1346 miles1169 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownThu 2:32 PM2706 km1682 miles1461 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaFri 10:32 AM2822 km1754 miles1524 nmWest W
FunafutiFri 10:32 AM2969 km1845 miles1603 nmWest-northwest WNW
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