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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 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 54' South
Longitude: 169° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.89 meters/second, 1598.0 km/hour, 992.9 miles/hour or 862.8 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.55 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 59' 55.2"992.77 miwest0° 00' 43.1"0.83 minorth992.81 mi
24 hours0° 01' 48.0"1.99 mieast0° 17' 25.3"19.97 minorth20.07 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 25' South
Longitude: 142° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.37 meters/second, 1606.9 km/hour, 998.5 miles/hour or 867.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.64 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 27' 36.0"998.50 miwest0° 12' 01.6"13.78 minorth998.70 mi
24 hours12° 44' 01.8"879.31 mieast4° 47' 28.4"329.22 minorth940.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiSat 12:30 PM245 km152 miles132 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pago PagoSat 12:30 PM324 km202 miles175 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Sun 1:30 PM426 km265 miles230 nmNorthwest NW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 1:30 PM465 km289 miles251 nmNorthwest NW
NeiafuSun 12:30 PM526 km327 miles284 nmWest-southwest WSW
PangaiSun 12:30 PM617 km384 miles333 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaSun 12:30 PM772 km480 miles417 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSun 12:30 PM858 km533 miles463 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaSat 1:30 PM1117 km694 miles603 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaSun 11:30 AM1303 km810 miles704 nmWest W
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