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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 23:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 28' South, Longitude: 166° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.53 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"989.65 miwest0° 00' 41.6"0.80 minorth989.68 mi
24 hours0° 02' 12.7"2.44 mieast0° 16' 49.4"19.28 minorth19.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 27' South, Longitude: 167° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.27 meters/second, 1567.0 km/hour, 973.7 miles/hour or 846.1 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' 45.3"973.51 miwest0° 09' 53.1"11.33 minorth973.88 mi
24 hours13° 49' 20.8"933.65 mieast4° 16' 47.7"294.16 minorth985.38 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiThu 12:20 PM386 km240 miles209 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pago PagoThu 12:20 PM559 km347 miles302 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Fri 1:20 PM680 km422 miles367 nmNorthwest NW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:20 PM725 km451 miles391 nmNorthwest NW
NeiafuFri 12:20 PM786 km488 miles424 nmWest W
RarotongaThu 1:20 PM835 km519 miles451 nmEast-southeast ESE
PangaiFri 12:20 PM852 km529 miles460 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaFri 12:20 PM985 km612 miles532 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 12:20 PM1024 km636 miles553 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuvaFri 11:20 AM1583 km983 miles854 nmWest W
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