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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 11:42:00 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 23:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 51' South, Longitude: 174° 26' 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' 56.7"6.82 miNorth10.02 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 23:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 18' South, Longitude: 152° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.78 meters/second, 1554.4 km/hour, 965.9 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' 24.6"965.69 miWest0° 08' 51.6"10.15 miNorth966.06 mi
24 hours13° 53' 45.8"931.47 miEast3° 55' 28.9"269.78 miNorth976.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NukualofaFri 12:42 PM205 km128 miles111 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PangaiFri 12:42 PM336 km209 miles182 nmNorth N
NeiafuFri 12:42 PM467 km290 miles252 nmNorth N
AlofiThu 12:42 PM630 km391 miles340 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Fri 12:42 PM909 km565 miles491 nmNorthwest NW
Labasa *Fri 12:42 PM962 km598 miles520 nmNorthwest NW
Nadi *Fri 12:42 PM1018 km632 miles549 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Fri 1:42 PM1037 km644 miles560 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaThu 1:42 PM1523 km946 miles822 nmEast E
FakaofoFri 12:42 PM1531 km952 miles827 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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