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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 00:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 28' South, Longitude: 179° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.55 meters/second, 1593.2 km/hour, 990.0 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"989.70 miwest0° 00' 41.6"0.80 minorth989.73 mi
24 hours0° 02' 12.3"2.43 mieast0° 16' 50.0"19.29 minorth19.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 00:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 19' South, Longitude: 179° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.52 meters/second, 1567.9 km/hour, 974.2 miles/hour or 846.6 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' 48.2"974.07 miwest0° 09' 57.2"11.40 minorth974.45 mi
24 hours13° 48' 08.3"932.79 mieast4° 18' 04.7"295.63 minorth984.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TubouFri 12:10 PM94 km58 miles51 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LabasaFri 12:10 PM194 km120 miles104 nmNorthwest NW
LevukaFri 12:10 PM214 km133 miles116 nmWest W
SuvaFri 12:10 PM267 km166 miles144 nmWest-southwest WSW
LautokaFri 12:10 PM360 km224 miles194 nmWest W
NadiFri 12:10 PM365 km227 miles197 nmWest W
Mata-UtuFri 12:10 PM561 km349 miles303 nmNortheast NE
NeiafuFri 1:10 PM564 km350 miles304 nmEast-southeast ESE
PangaiFri 1:10 PM570 km354 miles308 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaFri 1:10 PM582 km362 miles314 nmSoutheast SE
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