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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° 26' 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"989.71 miwest0° 00' 41.6"0.80 minorth989.74 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° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.22 meters/second, 1566.8 km/hour, 973.6 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"16.23 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 24' 44.8"973.48 miwest0° 09' 52.4"11.31 minorth973.85 mi
24 hours13° 49' 33.6"933.87 mieast4° 16' 33.8"293.92 minorth985.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiThu 12:10 PM605 km376 miles327 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaThu 1:10 PM643 km400 miles347 nmSoutheast SE
Pago PagoThu 12:10 PM758 km471 miles409 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Fri 1:10 PM883 km549 miles477 nmWest-northwest WNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:10 PM931 km578 miles503 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuFri 12:10 PM1019 km633 miles550 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 12:10 PM1159 km720 miles626 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaFri 12:10 PM1201 km746 miles648 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteThu 1:10 PM1579 km981 miles853 nmEast E
SuvaFri 11:10 AM1817 km1129 miles981 nmWest W
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