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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° 08' 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"992.85 miwest0° 00' 43.1"0.83 minorth992.88 mi
24 hours0° 01' 47.3"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° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.51 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' 39.7"998.80 miwest0° 12' 02.0"13.78 minorth998.99 mi
24 hours12° 42' 43.1"878.00 mieast4° 47' 11.8"328.90 minorth938.54 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NadiSun 12:40 PM466 km290 miles252 nmEast-southeast ESE
LautokaSun 12:40 PM467 km290 miles252 nmEast E
Port VilaSun 11:40 AM520 km323 miles281 nmWest W
SuvaSun 12:40 PM579 km360 miles313 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuganvilleSun 11:40 AM655 km407 miles354 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaSun 11:40 AM920 km571 miles497 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSun 12:40 PM1137 km707 miles614 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaSun 1:40 PM1315 km817 miles710 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraSun 11:40 AM1648 km1024 miles890 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Sun 2:40 PM1655 km1029 miles894 nmEast E
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