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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 00:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 10' South, Longitude: 170° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.25 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"991.33 miwest0° 00' 42.4"0.81 minorth991.37 mi
24 hours0° 01' 59.7"2.20 mieast0° 17' 08.7"19.65 minorth19.77 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 00:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 53' South, Longitude: 175° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.29 meters/second, 1592.3 km/hour, 989.4 miles/hour or 859.8 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' 17.7"989.35 miwest0° 11' 29.2"13.16 minorth989.66 mi
24 hours13° 12' 41.5"905.30 mieast4° 43' 47.2"325.03 minorth965.76 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaSat 11:50 AM250 km156 miles135 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuganvilleSat 11:50 AM409 km254 miles221 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaSat 11:50 AM712 km443 miles385 nmSouthwest SW
NadiSat 12:50 PM727 km452 miles393 nmEast E
LautokaSat 12:50 PM730 km454 miles394 nmEast E
SuvaSat 12:50 PM837 km520 miles452 nmEast E
FunafutiSat 12:50 PM1338 km831 miles722 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraSat 11:50 AM1435 km892 miles775 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaSat 1:50 PM1556 km967 miles840 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenSat 12:50 PM1884 km1171 miles1017 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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