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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 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 28' South, Longitude: 169° 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"989.73 miwest0° 00' 41.6"0.80 minorth989.76 mi
24 hours0° 02' 12.6"2.43 mieast0° 16' 49.4"19.29 minorth19.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 25' South, Longitude: 169° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.32 meters/second, 1567.2 km/hour, 973.8 miles/hour or 846.2 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' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 24' 46.0"973.70 miwest0° 09' 54.0"11.34 minorth974.07 mi
24 hours13° 49' 04.6"933.53 mieast4° 17' 05.0"294.51 minorth985.35 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiThu 12:30 PM182 km113 miles99 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pago PagoThu 12:30 PM379 km235 miles205 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Fri 1:30 PM473 km294 miles256 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NeiafuFri 12:30 PM499 km310 miles269 nmWest-southwest WSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:30 PM509 km316 miles275 nmNorthwest NW
PangaiFri 12:30 PM580 km360 miles313 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaFri 12:30 PM729 km453 miles394 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 12:30 PM917 km570 miles495 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaThu 1:30 PM1097 km682 miles592 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaFri 11:30 AM1288 km801 miles696 nmWest W
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