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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 23:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 28' South, Longitude: 167° 26' 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 23:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 27' South, Longitude: 167° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.28 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' 45.5"973.61 miwest0° 09' 53.4"11.33 minorth973.98 mi
24 hours13° 49' 16.2"933.67 mieast4° 16' 52.5"294.27 minorth985.42 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiThu 12:22 PM315 km196 miles170 nmSouthwest SW
Pago PagoThu 12:22 PM497 km309 miles269 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Fri 1:22 PM614 km382 miles332 nmNorthwest NW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:22 PM658 km409 miles355 nmNorthwest NW
NeiafuFri 12:22 PM705 km438 miles381 nmWest-southwest WSW
PangaiFri 12:22 PM774 km481 miles418 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaThu 1:22 PM906 km563 miles489 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaFri 12:22 PM911 km566 miles492 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 12:22 PM986 km613 miles532 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuvaFri 11:22 AM1500 km932 miles810 nmWest W
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