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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 Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 53' South, Longitude: 178° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.91 meters/second, 1598.1 km/hour, 993.0 miles/hour or 862.9 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"992.83 miwest0° 00' 43.1"0.83 minorth992.86 mi
24 hours0° 01' 47.5"1.98 mieast0° 17' 26.1"19.98 minorth20.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 15' South, Longitude: 154° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.47 meters/second, 1607.3 km/hour, 998.7 miles/hour or 867.9 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 minorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 27' 38.5"998.72 miwest0° 12' 01.9"13.78 minorth998.91 mi
24 hours12° 43' 05.4"878.37 mieast4° 47' 16.8"329.00 minorth938.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LautokaSun 12:20 PM107 km66 miles58 nmSouthwest SW
NadiSun 12:20 PM126 km79 miles68 nmSouthwest SW
SuvaSun 12:20 PM141 km88 miles76 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaSun 1:20 PM845 km525 miles456 nmSoutheast SE
PangaiSun 1:20 PM858 km533 miles463 nmEast-southeast ESE
NeiafuSun 1:20 PM858 km533 miles464 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiSun 12:20 PM934 km580 miles504 nmNorth N
Port VilaSun 11:20 AM1047 km651 miles566 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 2:20 PM1135 km706 miles613 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiSat 1:20 PM1288 km800 miles695 nmEast-southeast ESE
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