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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 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 10' South, Longitude: 173° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.24 meters/second, 1595.7 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"16.53 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.7"991.32 miwest0° 00' 42.4"0.81 minorth991.36 mi
24 hours0° 01' 59.8"2.20 mieast0° 17' 08.5"19.65 minorth19.77 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 55' South, Longitude: 172° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.25 meters/second, 1592.1 km/hour, 989.3 miles/hour or 859.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.49 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 26' 17.1"989.26 miwest0° 11' 28.8"13.15 minorth989.58 mi
24 hours13° 12' 55.2"905.49 mieast4° 43' 41.6"324.92 minorth965.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NadiSat 12:40 PM464 km288 miles250 nmEast E
LautokaSat 12:40 PM465 km289 miles251 nmEast E
Port VilaSat 11:40 AM512 km318 miles276 nmWest W
SuvaSat 12:40 PM575 km357 miles311 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuganvilleSat 11:40 AM659 km409 miles356 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaSat 11:40 AM896 km557 miles484 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSat 12:40 PM1165 km724 miles629 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaSat 1:40 PM1306 km812 miles705 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraSat 11:40 AM1661 km1032 miles897 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Sat 2:40 PM1664 km1034 miles899 nmEast E
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