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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 10:22:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 22:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 51' South, Longitude: 154° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.50 meters/second, 1539.0 km/hour, 956.3 miles/hour or 831.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.94 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miNorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.5"955.88 miWest0° 00' 14.3"0.27 miNorth955.90 mi
24 hours0° 06' 54.5"7.35 miEast0° 05' 55.2"6.79 miNorth10.00 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 22:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 30' South, Longitude: 133° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.36 meters/second, 1552.9 km/hour, 964.9 miles/hour or 838.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"16.08 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miNorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 24' 19.0"964.75 miWest0° 08' 43.9"10.01 miNorth965.12 mi
24 hours13° 56' 08.4"933.31 miEast3° 52' 59.6"266.94 miNorth977.87 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaThu 12:22 PM579 km360 miles313 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteThu 12:22 PM779 km484 miles420 nmNortheast NE
AlofiThu 11:22 AM1663 km1033 miles898 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Fri 12:22 PM2083 km1295 miles1125 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 11:22 AM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 11:22 AM2329 km1447 miles1257 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownThu 2:22 PM2486 km1545 miles1342 nmEast E
KiritimatiFri 12:22 PM2753 km1710 miles1486 nmNorth N
Suva *Fri 11:22 AM2874 km1786 miles1552 nmWest W
Chatham Islands *Fri 12:07 PM3100 km1926 miles1674 nmSouthwest SW

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