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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 12:32:00 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).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 00:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 56' South, Longitude: 172° 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 miNorth955.31 mi
24 hours0° 06' 59.7"7.43 miEast0° 05' 30.4"6.31 miNorth9.75 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 00:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 13' South, Longitude: 179° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.94 meters/second, 1529.8 km/hour, 950.6 miles/hour or 826.0 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' 59.6"950.34 miWest0° 06' 16.3"7.19 miNorth950.63 mi
24 hours14° 32' 16.4"960.55 miEast3° 02' 49.9"209.52 miNorth990.40 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaThu 11:32 AM673 km418 miles364 nmWest W
Nadi *Thu 1:32 PM735 km456 miles397 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaThu 11:32 AM752 km467 miles406 nmNorthwest NW
Lautoka *Thu 1:32 PM754 km469 miles407 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Thu 1:32 PM780 km484 miles421 nmNortheast NE
KingstonThu 12:02 PM842 km523 miles455 nmSouthwest SW
Labasa *Thu 1:32 PM985 km612 miles532 nmNortheast NE
LuganvilleThu 11:32 AM1021 km635 miles552 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaThu 1:32 PM1239 km770 miles669 nmEast E
Auckland *Thu 1:32 PM1552 km964 miles838 nmSouth S

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