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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 23:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 28' South, Longitude: 164° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.52 meters/second, 1593.1 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"989.64 miwest0° 00' 41.6"0.80 minorth989.67 mi
24 hours0° 02' 12.9"2.44 mieast0° 16' 49.1"19.28 minorth19.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 23:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 29' South, Longitude: 164° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.21 meters/second, 1566.8 km/hour, 973.5 miles/hour or 846.0 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 minorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 24' 44.8"973.39 miwest0° 09' 52.3"11.31 minorth973.77 mi
24 hours13° 49' 35.1"933.83 mieast4° 16' 32.1"293.86 minorth985.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaThu 1:10 PM621 km386 miles335 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiThu 12:10 PM633 km393 miles342 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pago PagoThu 12:10 PM785 km488 miles424 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Fri 1:10 PM910 km565 miles491 nmWest-northwest WNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:10 PM958 km595 miles517 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoFri 12:10 PM1179 km732 miles636 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaFri 12:10 PM1229 km763 miles663 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteThu 1:10 PM1550 km963 miles837 nmEast E
SuvaFri 11:10 AM1847 km1148 miles997 nmWest W
FunafutiFri 11:10 AM2055 km1277 miles1110 nmWest-northwest WNW
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