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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 11:30:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 56' South, Longitude: 171° 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"955.27 miWest0° 00' 13.2"0.25 miNorth955.28 mi
24 hours0° 07' 00.0"7.44 miEast0° 05' 29.1"6.29 miNorth9.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 20' South, Longitude: 164° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.67 meters/second, 1528.8 km/hour, 950.0 miles/hour or 825.5 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' 56.6"949.74 miWest0° 06' 08.4"7.04 miNorth950.03 mi
24 hours14° 33' 46.4"961.65 miEast3° 00' 02.5"206.32 miNorth990.76 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NukualofaThu 12:30 PM426 km265 miles230 nmWest-northwest WNW
PangaiThu 12:30 PM452 km281 miles244 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiWed 12:30 PM462 km287 miles250 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NeiafuThu 12:30 PM538 km334 miles291 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Pago PagoWed 12:30 PM963 km598 miles520 nmNorth N
Apia *Thu 1:30 PM1008 km626 miles544 nmNorth N
Suva *Thu 12:30 PM1172 km728 miles633 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaWed 1:30 PM1229 km764 miles664 nmEast E
FakaofoThu 12:30 PM1503 km934 miles811 nmNorth N
FunafutiThu 11:30 AM1877 km1166 miles1013 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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