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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 01:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 27' South, Longitude: 160° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.59 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"989.79 miwest0° 00' 41.7"0.80 minorth989.82 mi
24 hours0° 02' 11.7"2.42 mieast0° 16' 50.9"19.31 minorth19.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 06' South, Longitude: 161° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.92 meters/second, 1569.3 km/hour, 975.1 miles/hour or 847.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"16.25 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 24' 52.9"974.97 miwest0° 10' 03.7"11.53 minorth975.35 mi
24 hours13° 46' 12.2"931.38 mieast4° 20' 04.6"297.91 minorth984.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleFri 12:30 PM709 km441 miles383 nmEast-northeast ENE
NoumeaFri 12:30 PM794 km493 miles428 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaFri 12:30 PM794 km493 miles429 nmEast E
HoniaraFri 12:30 PM892 km554 miles481 nmNorth N
BrisbaneFri 11:30 AM1370 km851 miles740 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsFri 11:30 AM1604 km996 miles866 nmWest W
Port MoresbyFri 11:30 AM1722 km1070 miles930 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaFri 1:30 PM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmEast E
YarenFri 1:30 PM1985 km1234 miles1072 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sydney *Fri 12:30 PM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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