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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 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 27' South, Longitude: 173° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.57 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"989.80 miwest0° 00' 41.6"0.80 minorth989.84 mi
24 hours0° 02' 12.1"2.42 mieast0° 16' 50.4"19.30 minorth19.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 14' South, Longitude: 173° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.67 meters/second, 1568.4 km/hour, 974.6 miles/hour or 846.9 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' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 24' 50.0"974.49 miwest0° 09' 59.7"11.45 minorth974.86 mi
24 hours346° 12' 36.8"932.31 miwest4° 18' 51.8"296.55 minorth984.71 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NadiFri 12:40 PM464 km288 miles250 nmEast E
LautokaFri 12:40 PM467 km290 miles252 nmEast E
Port VilaFri 11:40 AM505 km314 miles272 nmWest W
SuvaFri 12:40 PM574 km356 miles310 nmEast E
LuganvilleFri 11:40 AM664 km413 miles359 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaFri 11:40 AM874 km543 miles472 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 12:40 PM1193 km741 miles644 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaFri 1:40 PM1299 km807 miles701 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraFri 11:40 AM1673 km1039 miles903 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Fri 2:40 PM1674 km1040 miles904 nmEast-northeast ENE
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