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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 23:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 11' South, Longitude: 166° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.20 meters/second, 1595.5 km/hour, 991.4 miles/hour or 861.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.52 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.6"991.17 miwest0° 00' 42.4"0.81 minorth991.20 mi
24 hours0° 02' 00.5"2.21 mieast0° 17' 07.4"19.63 minorth19.75 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 10' South, Longitude: 153° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.93 meters/second, 1591.0 km/hour, 988.6 miles/hour or 859.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.47 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 26' 12.2"988.47 miwest0° 11' 25.3"13.08 minorth988.79 mi
24 hours13° 14' 47.5"906.99 mieast4° 42' 52.9"323.97 minorth967.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiFri 12:20 PM405 km252 miles219 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pago PagoFri 12:20 PM543 km338 miles293 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Sat 1:20 PM665 km413 miles359 nmWest-northwest WNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:20 PM712 km442 miles384 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuSat 12:20 PM796 km495 miles430 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaFri 1:20 PM848 km527 miles458 nmEast-southeast ESE
PangaiSat 12:20 PM866 km538 miles468 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 12:20 PM999 km621 miles539 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaSat 12:20 PM1002 km623 miles541 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuvaSat 11:20 AM1589 km988 miles858 nmWest W
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