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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° 21' 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"989.78 miwest0° 00' 41.7"0.80 minorth989.81 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: 164° 07' 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"974.86 miwest0° 10' 02.9"11.51 minorth975.23 mi
24 hours13° 46' 26.7"931.56 mieast4° 19' 49.7"297.63 minorth984.28 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 PM462 km287 miles249 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaFri 12:20 PM529 km329 miles286 nmEast E
NoumeaFri 12:20 PM625 km388 miles338 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraFri 12:20 PM959 km596 miles518 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneFri 11:20 AM1535 km954 miles829 nmSouthwest SW
SuvaFri 1:20 PM1601 km995 miles864 nmEast E
CairnsFri 11:20 AM1869 km1161 miles1009 nmWest W
YarenFri 1:20 PM1911 km1188 miles1032 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbyFri 11:20 AM1958 km1217 miles1057 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiFri 1:20 PM1983 km1232 miles1071 nmEast-northeast ENE
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