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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 01:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 27' South, Longitude: 165° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.58 meters/second, 1593.3 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' 54.3"989.84 miwest0° 00' 41.6"0.80 minorth989.87 mi
24 hours0° 02' 11.8"2.42 mieast0° 16' 50.8"19.31 minorth19.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 01:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 09' South, Longitude: 166° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.82 meters/second, 1569.0 km/hour, 974.9 miles/hour or 847.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"16.25 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 24' 51.7"974.83 miwest0° 10' 02.2"11.50 minorth975.20 mi
24 hours346° 13' 20.3"931.78 miwest4° 19' 36.7"297.40 minorth984.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleFri 12:10 PM274 km171 miles148 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaFri 12:10 PM294 km183 miles159 nmEast E
NoumeaFri 12:10 PM542 km337 miles292 nmSouth S
HoniaraFri 12:10 PM1074 km668 miles580 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaFri 1:10 PM1366 km849 miles737 nmEast E
BrisbaneFri 11:10 AM1700 km1056 miles918 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 1:10 PM1779 km1105 miles961 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenFri 1:10 PM1877 km1166 miles1013 nmNorth N
NukualofaFri 2:10 PM2061 km1281 miles1113 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairnsFri 11:10 AM2105 km1308 miles1137 nmWest W
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