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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 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 53' South, Longitude: 173° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.92 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"992.78 miwest0° 00' 43.1"0.83 minorth992.81 mi
24 hours0° 01' 47.5"1.98 mieast0° 17' 26.3"19.99 minorth20.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 11' South, Longitude: 159° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.50 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' 39.6"998.73 miwest0° 12' 02.0"13.78 minorth998.92 mi
24 hours12° 42' 44.3"877.96 mieast4° 47' 12.1"328.88 minorth938.49 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LautokaSun 12:40 PM437 km272 miles236 nmEast E
NadiSun 12:40 PM437 km272 miles236 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaSun 11:40 AM550 km342 miles297 nmWest W
SuvaSun 12:40 PM550 km342 miles297 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuganvilleSun 11:40 AM684 km425 miles369 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaSun 11:40 AM942 km585 miles509 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSun 12:40 PM1120 km696 miles605 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaSun 1:40 PM1287 km800 miles695 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Sun 2:40 PM1626 km1010 miles878 nmEast E
HoniaraSun 11:40 AM1675 km1041 miles904 nmWest-northwest WNW
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