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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 23:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 28' South, Longitude: 169° 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"989.73 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 23:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 25' South, Longitude: 170° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.33 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' 46.1"973.72 miwest0° 09' 54.2"11.35 minorth974.10 mi
24 hours13° 49' 01.8"933.49 mieast4° 17' 08.0"294.57 minorth985.33 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiThu 12:32 PM175 km109 miles95 nmSouth S
Pago PagoThu 12:32 PM363 km226 miles196 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Fri 1:32 PM447 km278 miles242 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NeiafuFri 12:32 PM448 km278 miles242 nmWest-southwest WSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:32 PM480 km298 miles259 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PangaiFri 12:32 PM533 km331 miles288 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaFri 12:32 PM686 km426 miles370 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 12:32 PM907 km564 miles490 nmNorth N
RarotongaThu 1:32 PM1146 km712 miles619 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaFri 11:32 AM1236 km768 miles667 nmWest W
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