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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 11' South
Longitude: 171° 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"991.26 miwest0° 00' 42.4"0.81 minorth991.29 mi
24 hours0° 02' 00.2"2.21 mieast0° 17' 07.7"19.63 minorth19.76 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 06' South
Longitude: 158° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.02 meters/second, 1591.3 km/hour, 988.8 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' 13.6"988.73 miwest0° 11' 26.2"13.10 minorth989.05 mi
24 hours13° 14' 18.1"906.64 mieast4° 43' 06.1"324.24 minorth966.90 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NeiafuSat 12:40 PM274 km170 miles148 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiFri 12:40 PM295 km183 miles159 nmSoutheast SE
Pago PagoFri 12:40 PM348 km216 miles188 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Sat 1:40 PM371 km231 miles200 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:40 PM383 km238 miles207 nmNorth N
PangaiSat 12:40 PM389 km242 miles210 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaSat 12:40 PM558 km347 miles301 nmSouthwest SW
Mata-UtuSat 11:40 AM628 km390 miles339 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoSat 12:40 PM868 km539 miles469 nmNorth N
SuvaSat 11:40 AM1032 km641 miles557 nmWest W
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