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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 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 23:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 51' South, Longitude: 171° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.52 meters/second, 1539.1 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"955.92 miWest0° 00' 14.3"0.27 miNorth955.93 mi
24 hours0° 06' 54.2"7.34 miEast0° 05' 56.5"6.81 miNorth10.02 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 23:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 20' South, Longitude: 150° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.73 meters/second, 1554.2 km/hour, 965.7 miles/hour or 839.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"16.09 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miNorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 24' 23.9"965.58 miWest0° 08' 50.7"10.14 miNorth965.94 mi
24 hours13° 54' 03.6"931.70 miEast3° 55' 10.6"269.43 miNorth976.95 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NukualofaFri 12:32 PM387 km240 miles209 nmWest-northwest WNW
PangaiFri 12:32 PM419 km261 miles226 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiThu 12:32 PM469 km292 miles253 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NeiafuFri 12:32 PM511 km318 miles276 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Pago PagoThu 12:32 PM958 km595 miles517 nmNorth N
Apia *Fri 1:32 PM998 km620 miles539 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:32 PM1009 km627 miles545 nmNorth N
Suva *Fri 12:32 PM1132 km704 miles611 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaThu 1:32 PM1267 km788 miles684 nmEast E
FakaofoFri 12:32 PM1494 km928 miles807 nmNorth N

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