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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° 34' 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"989.86 miwest0° 00' 41.7"0.80 minorth989.89 mi
24 hours0° 02' 11.7"2.42 mieast0° 16' 50.9"19.31 minorth19.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 05' South, Longitude: 161° 26' 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"975.06 miwest0° 10' 03.8"11.53 minorth975.43 mi
24 hours13° 46' 10.5"931.43 mieast4° 20' 06.2"297.96 minorth984.24 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 PM737 km458 miles398 nmEast-northeast ENE
NoumeaFri 12:30 PM815 km507 miles440 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaFri 12:30 PM824 km512 miles445 nmEast E
HoniaraFri 12:30 PM889 km552 miles480 nmNorth N
BrisbaneFri 11:30 AM1354 km841 miles731 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsFri 11:30 AM1574 km978 miles850 nmWest W
Port MoresbyFri 11:30 AM1696 km1054 miles916 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaFri 1:30 PM1895 km1177 miles1023 nmEast E
YarenFri 1:30 PM1996 km1240 miles1078 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sydney *Fri 12:30 PM2045 km1271 miles1104 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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