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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 Friday, January 31, 2014 at 00:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 28' South, Longitude: 176° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.55 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"989.76 miwest0° 00' 41.6"0.80 minorth989.79 mi
24 hours0° 02' 12.5"2.43 mieast0° 16' 49.8"19.29 minorth19.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 00:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 20' South, Longitude: 176° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.47 meters/second, 1567.7 km/hour, 974.1 miles/hour or 846.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"16.24 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 24' 47.6"974.04 miwest0° 09' 56.5"11.39 minorth974.41 mi
24 hours13° 48' 21.2"933.01 mieast4° 17' 51.1"295.39 minorth985.08 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NeiafuFri 1:00 PM340 km211 miles183 nmEast-southeast ESE
PangaiFri 1:00 PM377 km234 miles204 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaFri 1:00 PM446 km277 miles241 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Mata-UtuFri 12:00 Noon468 km291 miles253 nmNorth N
SuvaFri 12:00 Noon497 km309 miles268 nmWest W
LautokaFri 12:00 Noon595 km370 miles321 nmWest W
NadiFri 12:00 Noon600 km373 miles324 nmWest W
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 2:00 PM652 km405 miles352 nmNortheast NE
Apia *Fri 2:00 PM684 km425 miles369 nmNortheast NE
Pago PagoThu 1:00 PM756 km470 miles408 nmEast-northeast ENE
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