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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 01:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 10' South
Longitude: 158° 06' 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"991.39 miwest0° 00' 42.4"0.81 minorth991.42 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 01:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 43' South
Longitude: 172° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.49 meters/second, 1593.0 km/hour, 989.8 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' 20.8"989.78 miwest0° 11' 31.3"13.20 minorth990.10 mi
24 hours346° 48' 27.0"904.33 miwest4° 44' 14.8"325.55 minorth964.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraSat 12:40 PM878 km546 miles474 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuganvilleSat 12:40 PM987 km613 miles533 nmEast E
GizoSat 12:40 PM1011 km628 miles546 nmNorth N
NoumeaSat 12:40 PM1042 km647 miles562 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaSat 12:40 PM1087 km675 miles587 nmEast E
BrisbaneSat 11:40 AM1255 km780 miles678 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsSat 11:40 AM1312 km815 miles709 nmWest W
Port MoresbySat 11:40 AM1457 km905 miles787 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Sat 12:40 PM1975 km1227 miles1066 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSat 1:40 PM2077 km1291 miles1122 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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