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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 12:40:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 56' South, Longitude: 170° 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"955.30 miWest0° 00' 13.2"0.25 miNorth955.31 mi
24 hours0° 06' 59.6"7.43 miEast0° 05' 30.5"6.32 miNorth9.76 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 13' South, Longitude: 178° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.97 meters/second, 1529.9 km/hour, 950.6 miles/hour or 826.1 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' 59.9"950.41 miWest0° 06' 17.3"7.21 miNorth950.71 mi
24 hours345° 27' 55.3"960.41 miWest3° 03' 11.2"209.93 miNorth990.35 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaThu 11:40 AM470 km292 miles254 nmWest W
Port VilaThu 11:40 AM638 km396 miles344 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KingstonThu 12:10 PM741 km461 miles400 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Nadi *Thu 1:40 PM882 km548 miles476 nmNortheast NE
Lautoka *Thu 1:40 PM899 km559 miles486 nmNortheast NE
LuganvilleThu 11:40 AM912 km567 miles493 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Thu 1:40 PM943 km586 miles509 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaThu 1:40 PM1443 km896 miles779 nmEast E
Auckland *Thu 1:40 PM1585 km985 miles856 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiThu 12:40 PM1822 km1132 miles984 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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