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Day and Night World Map

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 28' South
Longitude: 166° 56' 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"989.72 miwest0° 00' 41.6"0.80 minorth989.75 mi
24 hours0° 02' 12.7"2.44 mieast0° 16' 49.4"19.28 minorth19.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 27' South
Longitude: 167° 20' 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' 45.4"973.59 miwest0° 09' 53.2"11.33 minorth973.96 mi
24 hours13° 49' 19.1"933.70 mieast4° 16' 49.4"294.21 minorth985.44 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 PM360 km224 miles194 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pago PagoThu 12:20 PM536 km333 miles290 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Fri 1:20 PM656 km407 miles354 nmNorthwest NW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:20 PM701 km435 miles378 nmNorthwest NW
NeiafuFri 12:20 PM757 km470 miles409 nmWest W
PangaiFri 12:20 PM824 km512 miles445 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaThu 1:20 PM860 km534 miles464 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaFri 12:20 PM958 km595 miles517 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 12:20 PM1010 km627 miles545 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuvaFri 11:20 AM1553 km965 miles839 nmWest W
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