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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 areas 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 11:32:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 23:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 56' South, Longitude: 172° 03' West

The ground speed is currently 427.23 meters/second, 1538.0 kilometres/hour, 955.7 miles/hour or 830.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 23:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 20' South, Longitude: 164° 53' West

The ground speed is currently 424.68 meters/second, 1528.8 kilometres/hour, 950.0 miles/hour or 825.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 56.8"949.76 miWest0° 06' 08.7"7.04 miNorth950.05 mi
24 hours14° 33' 43.6"961.62 miEast3° 00' 07.9"206.43 miNorth990.74 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NukualofaThu 12:32 PM382 km237 miles206 nmWest-northwest WNW
PangaiThu 12:32 PM421 km261 miles227 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiWed 12:32 PM484 km301 miles261 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NeiafuThu 12:32 PM516 km320 miles278 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Pago PagoWed 12:32 PM969 km602 miles523 nmNorth N
Apia *Thu 1:32 PM1008 km627 miles544 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Thu 1:32 PM1019 km633 miles550 nmNorth N
Suva *Thu 12:32 PM1126 km700 miles608 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaWed 1:32 PM1280 km796 miles691 nmEast E
FakaofoThu 12:32 PM1505 km935 miles813 nmNorth N

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