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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

UTC time = Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 10:32:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 22:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 57' South, Longitude: 157° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.22 meters/second, 1538.0 km/hour, 955.7 miles/hour or 830.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.93 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miNorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.3"955.24 miWest0° 00' 13.1"0.25 miNorth955.26 mi
24 hours0° 07' 00.2"7.44 miEast0° 05' 28.1"6.27 miNorth9.73 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 22:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 26' South, Longitude: 150° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.42 meters/second, 1527.9 km/hour, 949.4 miles/hour or 825.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.8"15.82 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 miNorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 22' 53.9"949.19 miWest0° 06' 01.0"6.90 miNorth949.47 mi
24 hours14° 35' 09.4"962.66 miEast2° 57' 23.9"203.30 miNorth991.07 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaWed 12:32 PM339 km210 miles183 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteWed 12:32 PM985 km612 miles532 nmNortheast NE
AlofiWed 11:32 AM1404 km873 miles758 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Thu 12:32 PM1851 km1150 miles999 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 11:32 AM1883 km1170 miles1016 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 11:32 AM2129 km1323 miles1150 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Thu 11:32 AM2608 km1621 miles1408 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 12:32 PM2745 km1706 miles1482 nmNorth N
AdamstownWed 2:32 PM2748 km1708 miles1484 nmEast E
Chatham Islands *Thu 12:17 PM2941 km1827 miles1588 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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