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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 11:40:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 51' South, Longitude: 173° 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"6.82 miNorth10.02 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 18' South, Longitude: 152° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.77 meters/second, 1554.4 km/hour, 965.8 miles/hour or 839.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"16.10 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miNorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 24' 24.5"965.67 miWest0° 08' 51.4"10.15 miNorth966.04 mi
24 hours13° 53' 49.3"931.51 miEast3° 55' 25.3"269.71 miNorth976.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NukualofaFri 12:40 PM230 km143 miles124 nmNorthwest NW
PangaiFri 12:40 PM339 km211 miles183 nmNorth N
NeiafuFri 12:40 PM465 km289 miles251 nmNorth N
AlofiThu 12:40 PM592 km368 miles320 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Fri 12:40 PM952 km592 miles514 nmWest-northwest WNW
Labasa *Fri 12:40 PM998 km620 miles539 nmNorthwest NW
Pago PagoThu 12:40 PM1008 km626 miles544 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Fri 1:40 PM1024 km636 miles553 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaThu 1:40 PM1472 km915 miles795 nmEast E
FakaofoFri 12:40 PM1520 km945 miles821 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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