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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 Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 11' South, Longitude: 178° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.23 meters/second, 1595.6 km/hour, 991.5 miles/hour or 861.6 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' 54.7"991.23 miwest0° 00' 42.4"0.81 minorth991.26 mi
24 hours0° 02' 00.0"2.20 mieast0° 17' 08.3"19.64 minorth19.77 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 59' South, Longitude: 167° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.17 meters/second, 1591.8 km/hour, 989.1 miles/hour or 859.5 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 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 26' 15.8"989.01 miwest0° 11' 27.9"13.13 minorth989.32 mi
24 hours13° 13' 24.4"905.83 mieast4° 43' 29.2"324.66 minorth966.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SuvaSat 12:20 PM106 km66 miles57 nmSouth S
LautokaSat 12:20 PM109 km68 miles59 nmWest-southwest WSW
NadiSat 12:20 PM123 km77 miles67 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaSat 1:20 PM805 km500 miles435 nmSoutheast SE
PangaiSat 1:20 PM821 km510 miles443 nmEast-southeast ESE
NeiafuSat 1:20 PM826 km513 miles446 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiSat 12:20 PM962 km598 miles520 nmNorth N
Port VilaSat 11:20 AM1070 km665 miles578 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 2:20 PM1120 km696 miles605 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiFri 1:20 PM1256 km780 miles678 nmEast-southeast ESE
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