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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° 25' 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"992.76 miwest0° 00' 43.1"0.83 minorth992.79 mi
24 hours0° 01' 47.5"1.98 mieast0° 17' 26.0"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° 27' 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"998.64 miwest0° 12' 01.9"13.78 minorth998.84 mi
24 hours12° 43' 06.7"878.33 mieast4° 47' 17.1"328.98 minorth938.92 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 PM129 km80 miles70 nmSouthwest SW
SuvaSun 12:20 PM138 km86 miles74 nmSouth S
NadiSun 12:20 PM146 km91 miles79 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaSun 1:20 PM820 km510 miles443 nmSoutheast SE
NeiafuSun 1:20 PM830 km516 miles448 nmEast-southeast ESE
PangaiSun 1:20 PM830 km516 miles448 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiSun 12:20 PM930 km578 miles502 nmNorth N
Port VilaSun 11:20 AM1077 km669 miles582 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 2:20 PM1107 km688 miles598 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiSat 1:20 PM1259 km782 miles680 nmEast-southeast ESE
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