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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° 10' 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"989.66 miwest0° 00' 41.6"0.80 minorth989.69 mi
24 hours0° 02' 12.6"2.43 mieast0° 16' 49.4"19.28 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° 26' South, Longitude: 169° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.32 meters/second, 1567.1 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' 45.9"973.62 miwest0° 09' 53.8"11.34 minorth973.99 mi
24 hours13° 49' 06.2"933.48 mieast4° 17' 03.3"294.46 minorth985.29 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 PM193 km120 miles104 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pago PagoThu 12:30 PM391 km243 miles211 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Fri 1:30 PM490 km304 miles264 nmNorthwest NW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:30 PM527 km328 miles285 nmNorthwest NW
NeiafuFri 12:30 PM527 km328 miles285 nmWest-southwest WSW
PangaiFri 12:30 PM606 km377 miles327 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaFri 12:30 PM753 km468 miles407 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 12:30 PM924 km574 miles499 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaThu 1:30 PM1070 km665 miles578 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaFri 11:30 AM1318 km819 miles712 nmWest W
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