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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 01:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 10' South
Longitude: 160° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.27 meters/second, 1595.8 km/hour, 991.6 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"991.38 miwest0° 00' 42.4"0.81 minorth991.41 mi
24 hours0° 01' 59.3"2.19 mieast0° 17' 09.2"19.66 minorth19.78 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 45' South
Longitude: 175° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.45 meters/second, 1592.8 km/hour, 989.7 miles/hour or 860.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.50 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 26' 20.2"989.70 miwest0° 11' 30.9"13.19 minorth990.01 mi
24 hours346° 48' 13.4"904.53 miwest4° 44' 09.4"325.45 minorth965.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleSat 12:30 PM726 km451 miles392 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaSat 12:30 PM822 km511 miles444 nmEast E
NoumeaSat 12:30 PM834 km518 miles450 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraSat 12:30 PM858 km533 miles463 nmNorth N
BrisbaneSat 11:30 AM1382 km859 miles746 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsSat 11:30 AM1578 km981 miles852 nmWest W
Port MoresbySat 11:30 AM1684 km1046 miles909 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaSat 1:30 PM1894 km1177 miles1023 nmEast E
YarenSat 1:30 PM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sydney *Sat 12:30 PM2075 km1289 miles1120 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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