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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 11:22:00 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 23:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 56' South, Longitude: 169° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.23 meters/second, 1538.0 km/hour, 955.7 miles/hour or 830.5 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"955.26 miWest0° 00' 13.2"0.25 miNorth955.28 mi
24 hours0° 07' 00.0"7.44 miEast0° 05' 29.0"6.29 miNorth9.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 23:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 21' South, Longitude: 162° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.64 meters/second, 1528.7 km/hour, 949.9 miles/hour or 825.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.8"15.83 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 miNorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 22' 56.3"949.66 miWest0° 06' 07.4"7.02 miNorth949.95 mi
24 hours14° 33' 58.0"961.79 miEast2° 59' 40.7"205.91 miNorth990.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiWed 12:22 PM432 km268 miles233 nmNorth N
PangaiThu 12:22 PM606 km377 miles327 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaThu 12:22 PM616 km383 miles333 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuThu 12:22 PM662 km411 miles357 nmNorthwest NW
Pago PagoWed 12:22 PM967 km601 miles522 nmNorth N
RarotongaWed 1:22 PM1026 km638 miles554 nmEast E
Apia *Thu 1:22 PM1035 km643 miles559 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Thu 12:22 PM1361 km846 miles735 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoThu 12:22 PM1513 km940 miles817 nmNorth N
FunafutiThu 11:22 AM1998 km1241 miles1079 nmNorthwest NW

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