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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° 54' 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"991.24 miwest0° 00' 42.4"0.81 minorth991.27 mi
24 hours0° 02' 00.5"2.21 mieast0° 17' 07.6"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° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.94 meters/second, 1591.0 km/hour, 988.6 miles/hour or 859.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.48 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 26' 12.3"988.55 miwest0° 11' 25.4"13.08 minorth988.87 mi
24 hours13° 14' 45.9"907.03 mieast4° 42' 53.6"324.01 minorth967.23 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 PM380 km236 miles205 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pago PagoFri 12:20 PM520 km323 miles281 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Sat 1:20 PM641 km398 miles346 nmNorthwest NW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:20 PM686 km427 miles371 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuSat 12:20 PM767 km477 miles414 nmWest-southwest WSW
PangaiSat 12:20 PM838 km521 miles453 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaFri 1:20 PM873 km542 miles471 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaSat 12:20 PM976 km606 miles527 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 12:20 PM984 km611 miles531 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuvaSat 11:20 AM1560 km969 miles842 nmWest W
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