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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° 10' 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"989.68 miwest0° 00' 41.6"0.80 minorth989.71 mi
24 hours0° 02' 12.6"2.43 mieast0° 16' 49.7"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° 16' 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"973.85 miwest0° 09' 55.6"11.37 minorth974.22 mi
24 hours13° 48' 37.3"933.13 mieast4° 17' 34.1"295.04 minorth985.11 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 PM133 km83 miles72 nmSouth S
PangaiFri 12:50 PM261 km162 miles141 nmSouth S
NukualofaFri 12:50 PM421 km262 miles227 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:50 PM462 km287 miles249 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Fri 1:50 PM476 km296 miles257 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiThu 12:50 PM482 km299 miles260 nmEast-southeast ESE
Mata-UtuFri 11:50 AM508 km316 miles275 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Pago PagoThu 12:50 PM512 km318 miles277 nmNortheast NE
SuvaFri 11:50 AM790 km491 miles426 nmWest W
LautokaFri 11:50 AM890 km553 miles481 nmWest W
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