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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 23:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 11' South
Longitude: 169° 54' 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"16.53 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.53 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 23:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 08' South
Longitude: 156° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.99 meters/second, 1591.1 km/hour, 988.7 miles/hour or 859.2 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' 13.0"988.66 miwest0° 11' 25.9"13.09 minorth988.98 mi
24 hours13° 14' 29.3"906.80 mieast4° 43' 01.1"324.15 minorth967.03 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiFri 12:32 PM206 km128 miles111 nmSouth S
Pago PagoFri 12:32 PM334 km208 miles180 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Sat 1:32 PM422 km262 miles228 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:32 PM455 km283 miles246 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NeiafuSat 12:32 PM462 km287 miles249 nmWest-southwest WSW
PangaiSat 12:32 PM552 km343 miles298 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaSat 12:32 PM708 km440 miles382 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSat 12:32 PM877 km545 miles473 nmNorth N
RarotongaFri 1:32 PM1155 km718 miles624 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaSat 11:32 AM1243 km772 miles671 nmWest W
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