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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 01:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 27' South, Longitude: 163° 04' 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"989.85 miwest0° 00' 41.7"0.80 minorth989.88 mi
24 hours0° 02' 11.7"2.42 mieast0° 16' 50.8"19.31 minorth19.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 07' South, Longitude: 163° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.87 meters/second, 1569.1 km/hour, 975.0 miles/hour or 847.3 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' 52.3"974.94 miwest0° 10' 03.0"11.51 minorth975.31 mi
24 hours13° 46' 25.1"931.60 mieast4° 19' 51.4"297.68 minorth984.33 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleFri 12:20 PM488 km303 miles264 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaFri 12:20 PM559 km347 miles302 nmEast E
NoumeaFri 12:20 PM641 km398 miles346 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraFri 12:20 PM948 km589 miles512 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneFri 11:20 AM1515 km941 miles818 nmSouthwest SW
SuvaFri 1:20 PM1630 km1013 miles880 nmEast E
CairnsFri 11:20 AM1839 km1143 miles993 nmWest W
YarenFri 1:20 PM1918 km1192 miles1035 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbyFri 11:20 AM1932 km1200 miles1043 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiFri 1:20 PM2010 km1249 miles1085 nmEast-northeast ENE
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