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Day and Night World Map

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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 00:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 27' South
Longitude: 175° 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"989.79 miwest0° 00' 41.6"0.80 minorth989.83 mi
24 hours0° 02' 12.2"2.42 mieast0° 16' 50.2"19.30 minorth19.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 00:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 15' South
Longitude: 175° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.63 meters/second, 1568.3 km/hour, 974.5 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' 49.6"974.40 miwest0° 09' 59.0"11.44 minorth974.77 mi
24 hours346° 12' 25.1"932.45 miwest4° 18' 39.8"296.32 minorth984.79 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NadiFri 12:32 PM253 km157 miles136 nmEast E
LautokaFri 12:32 PM255 km158 miles138 nmEast E
SuvaFri 12:32 PM365 km226 miles197 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaFri 11:32 AM717 km445 miles387 nmWest W
LuganvilleFri 11:32 AM869 km540 miles469 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaFri 11:32 AM1047 km651 miles565 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiFri 12:32 PM1086 km675 miles587 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaFri 1:32 PM1101 km684 miles595 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Fri 2:32 PM1467 km912 miles792 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiThu 1:32 PM1598 km993 miles863 nmEast E
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