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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° 40' 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"989.69 miwest0° 00' 41.6"0.80 minorth989.72 mi
24 hours0° 02' 12.5"2.43 mieast0° 16' 49.8"19.29 minorth19.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 00:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 21' South, Longitude: 176° 40' 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"16.23 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 24' 47.6"973.96 miwest0° 09' 56.3"11.39 minorth974.33 mi
24 hours13° 48' 22.7"932.96 mieast4° 17' 49.4"295.34 minorth985.02 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 PM312 km194 miles169 nmEast-southeast ESE
PangaiFri 1:00 PM356 km221 miles192 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaFri 1:00 PM435 km270 miles235 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Mata-UtuFri 12:00 Noon463 km288 miles250 nmNorth N
SuvaFri 12:00 Noon526 km327 miles284 nmWest W
LautokaFri 12:00 Noon625 km388 miles338 nmWest W
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 2:00 PM629 km391 miles340 nmNortheast NE
NadiFri 12:00 Noon630 km391 miles340 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 2:00 PM660 km410 miles356 nmNortheast NE
Pago PagoThu 1:00 PM729 km453 miles394 nmEast-northeast ENE
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