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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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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 01:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 10' South
Longitude: 163° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.26 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"991.37 miwest0° 00' 42.4"0.81 minorth991.40 mi
24 hours0° 01' 59.4"2.19 mieast0° 17' 09.1"19.66 minorth19.78 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 47' South
Longitude: 177° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.41 meters/second, 1592.7 km/hour, 989.6 miles/hour or 860.0 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 minorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 26' 19.6"989.61 miwest0° 11' 30.5"13.18 minorth989.92 mi
24 hours346° 47' 59.6"904.72 miwest4° 44' 04.0"325.35 minorth965.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleSat 12:20 PM472 km293 miles255 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaSat 12:20 PM558 km347 miles301 nmEast E
NoumeaSat 12:20 PM665 km413 miles359 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraSat 12:20 PM921 km572 miles497 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneSat 11:20 AM1541 km958 miles832 nmSouthwest SW
SuvaSat 1:20 PM1629 km1012 miles880 nmEast E
CairnsSat 11:20 AM1844 km1146 miles996 nmWest W
YarenSat 1:20 PM1886 km1172 miles1019 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbySat 11:20 AM1922 km1194 miles1038 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiSat 1:20 PM1992 km1238 miles1076 nmEast-northeast ENE
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