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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 23:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 28' South, Longitude: 174° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.54 meters/second, 1593.2 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"989.75 miwest0° 00' 41.6"0.80 minorth989.78 mi
24 hours0° 02' 12.6"2.43 mieast0° 16' 49.8"19.29 minorth19.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 23:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 22' South, Longitude: 174° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.42 meters/second, 1567.5 km/hour, 974.0 miles/hour or 846.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"16.23 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 24' 47.0"973.93 miwest0° 09' 55.6"11.38 minorth974.30 mi
24 hours13° 48' 35.6"933.18 mieast4° 17' 35.8"295.10 minorth985.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NeiafuFri 12:50 PM140 km87 miles76 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PangaiFri 12:50 PM260 km162 miles140 nmSouth S
NukualofaFri 12:50 PM414 km257 miles224 nmSouth S
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:50 PM476 km296 miles257 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Fri 1:50 PM493 km306 miles266 nmNortheast NE
Mata-UtuFri 11:50 AM496 km308 miles268 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiThu 12:50 PM509 km317 miles275 nmEast-southeast ESE
Pago PagoThu 12:50 PM534 km332 miles288 nmNortheast NE
SuvaFri 11:50 AM760 km472 miles410 nmWest W
LautokaFri 11:50 AM861 km535 miles465 nmWest W
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