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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 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 28' South
Longitude: 171° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.54 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"989.74 miwest0° 00' 41.6"0.80 minorth989.77 mi
24 hours0° 02' 12.6"2.43 mieast0° 16' 49.6"19.29 minorth19.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 24' South
Longitude: 172° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.37 meters/second, 1567.3 km/hour, 973.9 miles/hour or 846.3 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' 46.6"973.81 miwest0° 09' 54.9"11.36 minorth974.19 mi
24 hours13° 48' 50.2"933.35 mieast4° 17' 20.5"294.80 minorth985.26 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NeiafuFri 12:40 PM253 km157 miles137 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 12:40 PM277 km172 miles149 nmSoutheast SE
PangaiFri 12:40 PM364 km226 miles196 nmSouthwest SW
Pago PagoThu 12:40 PM378 km235 miles204 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Fri 1:40 PM402 km250 miles217 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:40 PM413 km257 miles223 nmNorth N
NukualofaFri 12:40 PM531 km330 miles287 nmSouthwest SW
Mata-UtuFri 11:40 AM647 km402 miles349 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoFri 12:40 PM899 km559 miles485 nmNorth N
SuvaFri 11:40 AM1024 km636 miles553 nmWest W
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