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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 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 11' South, Longitude: 169° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.21 meters/second, 1595.6 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"991.25 miwest0° 00' 42.4"0.81 minorth991.28 mi
24 hours0° 02' 00.3"2.21 mieast0° 17' 07.7"19.63 minorth19.76 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 08' South, Longitude: 155° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.98 meters/second, 1591.1 km/hour, 988.7 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' 12.9"988.64 miwest0° 11' 25.8"13.09 minorth988.96 mi
24 hours13° 14' 32.1"906.84 mieast4° 42' 59.9"324.13 minorth967.07 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiFri 12:30 PM213 km133 miles115 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pago PagoFri 12:30 PM352 km219 miles190 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Sat 1:30 PM450 km279 miles243 nmNorthwest NW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:30 PM487 km302 miles263 nmNorthwest NW
NeiafuSat 12:30 PM512 km318 miles276 nmWest-southwest WSW
PangaiSat 12:30 PM598 km371 miles323 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaSat 12:30 PM750 km466 miles405 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSat 12:30 PM887 km551 miles479 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaFri 1:30 PM1107 km688 miles598 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaSat 11:30 AM1296 km805 miles700 nmWest W
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