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Day and Night World Map

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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 01:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 26' South
Longitude: 158° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.59 meters/second, 1593.3 km/hour, 990.1 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"989.87 miwest0° 00' 41.7"0.80 minorth989.90 mi
24 hours0° 02' 11.6"2.41 mieast0° 16' 51.2"19.32 minorth19.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 01:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 04' South
Longitude: 159° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.97 meters/second, 1569.5 km/hour, 975.2 miles/hour or 847.5 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 minorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 24' 53.6"975.17 miwest0° 10' 04.6"11.55 minorth975.54 mi
24 hours13° 45' 56.0"931.25 mieast4° 20' 20.9"298.24 minorth984.14 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraFri 12:40 PM909 km565 miles491 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuganvilleFri 12:40 PM996 km619 miles538 nmEast E
NoumeaFri 12:40 PM1028 km639 miles555 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaFri 12:40 PM1089 km676 miles588 nmEast E
BrisbaneFri 11:40 AM1225 km761 miles662 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsFri 11:40 AM1308 km813 miles706 nmWest W
Port MoresbyFri 11:40 AM1472 km914 miles795 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Fri 12:40 PM1944 km1208 miles1050 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenFri 1:40 PM2107 km1309 miles1137 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuvaFri 1:40 PM2159 km1342 miles1166 nmEast E
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