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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 = Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 12:20:00 AM.

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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 Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 56' South, Longitude: 175° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.24 meters/second, 1538.1 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"955.29 miWest0° 00' 13.2"0.25 miNorth955.30 mi
24 hours0° 06' 59.7"7.43 miEast0° 05' 30.0"6.31 miNorth9.75 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 15' South, Longitude: 176° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.88 meters/second, 1529.6 km/hour, 950.4 miles/hour or 825.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.84 miWest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 miNorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 22' 59.0"950.22 miWest0° 06' 14.8"7.16 miNorth950.51 mi
24 hours14° 32' 33.9"960.77 miEast3° 02' 17.5"208.90 miNorth990.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Nadi *Thu 1:20 PM589 km366 miles318 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Thu 1:20 PM591 km367 miles319 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Lautoka *Thu 1:20 PM611 km379 miles330 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Levuka *Thu 1:20 PM655 km407 miles354 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Labasa *Thu 1:20 PM804 km500 miles434 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaThu 1:20 PM935 km581 miles505 nmEast E
NoumeaThu 11:20 AM980 km609 miles529 nmWest W
Port VilaThu 11:20 AM983 km611 miles531 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiWed 1:20 PM1530 km951 miles826 nmEast-northeast ENE
Auckland *Thu 1:20 PM1546 km961 miles835 nmSouth S

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