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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 00:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 27' South, Longitude: 178° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.56 meters/second, 1593.2 km/hour, 990.0 miles/hour or 860.3 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"989.78 miwest0° 00' 41.6"0.80 minorth989.81 mi
24 hours0° 02' 12.2"2.43 mieast0° 16' 50.1"19.30 minorth19.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 17' South, Longitude: 178° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.57 meters/second, 1568.1 km/hour, 974.3 miles/hour or 846.7 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' 48.9"974.27 miwest0° 09' 58.1"11.42 minorth974.64 mi
24 hours346° 12' 07.7"932.66 miwest4° 18' 21.6"295.97 minorth984.90 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LautokaFri 12:20 PM66 km41 miles36 nmWest-southwest WSW
NadiFri 12:20 PM79 km49 miles42 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuvaFri 12:20 PM84 km52 miles46 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaFri 1:20 PM817 km508 miles441 nmEast-southeast ESE
PangaiFri 1:20 PM842 km523 miles455 nmEast-southeast ESE
NeiafuFri 1:20 PM852 km530 miles460 nmEast E
FunafutiFri 12:20 PM997 km619 miles538 nmNorth N
Port VilaFri 11:20 AM1035 km643 miles559 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 2:20 PM1161 km722 miles627 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiThu 1:20 PM1283 km797 miles693 nmEast E
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