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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 Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 53' South
Longitude: 175° 38' 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"992.84 miwest0° 00' 43.1"0.83 minorth992.87 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 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 13' South
Longitude: 157° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.49 meters/second, 1607.4 km/hour, 998.8 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"16.65 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 27' 39.0"998.76 miwest0° 12' 01.9"13.78 minorth998.95 mi
24 hours12° 42' 54.3"878.19 mieast4° 47' 14.2"328.95 minorth938.75 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LautokaSun 12:30 PM210 km130 miles113 nmEast-southeast ESE
NadiSun 12:30 PM215 km134 miles116 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaSun 12:30 PM327 km203 miles177 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaSun 11:30 AM783 km487 miles423 nmWest W
LuganvilleSun 11:30 AM917 km570 miles495 nmWest W
FunafutiSun 12:30 PM1004 km624 miles542 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaSun 1:30 PM1073 km667 miles580 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaSun 11:30 AM1132 km703 miles611 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 2:30 PM1394 km866 miles753 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiSat 1:30 PM1549 km962 miles836 nmEast E
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