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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 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 27' South, Longitude: 175° 50' 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"989.72 miwest0° 00' 41.6"0.80 minorth989.75 mi
24 hours0° 02' 12.2"2.42 mieast0° 16' 50.1"19.30 minorth19.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 16' South, Longitude: 176° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.62 meters/second, 1568.2 km/hour, 974.4 miles/hour or 846.8 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' 49.4"974.30 miwest0° 09' 58.8"11.44 minorth974.67 mi
24 hours346° 12' 20.7"932.44 miwest4° 18' 35.1"296.21 minorth984.75 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NadiFri 12:30 PM171 km107 miles93 nmEast-southeast ESE
LautokaFri 12:30 PM172 km107 miles93 nmEast E
SuvaFri 12:30 PM284 km177 miles153 nmEast-southeast ESE
LevukaFri 12:30 PM319 km198 miles172 nmEast E
LabasaFri 12:30 PM393 km244 miles212 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaFri 11:30 AM799 km497 miles432 nmWest W
LuganvilleFri 11:30 AM950 km590 miles513 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 1:30 PM1026 km637 miles554 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiFri 12:30 PM1054 km655 miles569 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NoumeaFri 11:30 AM1118 km695 miles604 nmWest-southwest WSW
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