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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 23:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 28' South, Longitude: 172° 26' 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 23:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 23' South, Longitude: 172° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.38 meters/second, 1567.4 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' 46.7"973.84 miwest0° 09' 55.0"11.36 minorth974.21 mi
24 hours13° 48' 47.2"933.32 mieast4° 17' 23.6"294.86 minorth985.24 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NeiafuFri 12:42 PM210 km130 miles113 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiThu 12:42 PM319 km198 miles172 nmSoutheast SE
PangaiFri 12:42 PM329 km204 miles178 nmSouthwest SW
Pago PagoThu 12:42 PM400 km248 miles216 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Fri 1:42 PM408 km254 miles220 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:42 PM413 km257 miles223 nmNorth N
NukualofaFri 12:42 PM499 km310 miles270 nmSouthwest SW
Mata-UtuFri 11:42 AM610 km379 miles329 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoFri 12:42 PM905 km563 miles489 nmNorth N
SuvaFri 11:42 AM971 km604 miles524 nmWest W
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