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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 = Friday, January 3, 2014 at 12:20:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 51' South, Longitude: 176° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.53 meters/second, 1539.1 km/hour, 956.4 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"955.94 miWest0° 00' 14.3"0.27 miNorth955.95 mi
24 hours0° 06' 54.1"7.34 miEast0° 05' 57.4"6.83 miNorth10.03 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 12' South, Longitude: 161° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.98 meters/second, 1555.1 km/hour, 966.3 miles/hour or 839.7 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' 08.8"0.17 miNorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 24' 27.3"966.14 miWest0° 08' 55.2"10.22 miNorth966.51 mi
24 hours13° 52' 37.8"930.58 miEast3° 56' 38.5"271.11 miNorth976.31 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Nadi *Fri 1:20 PM576 km358 miles311 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Fri 1:20 PM576 km358 miles311 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Lautoka *Fri 1:20 PM598 km371 miles323 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Levuka *Fri 1:20 PM640 km398 miles346 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Labasa *Fri 1:20 PM790 km491 miles426 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaFri 1:20 PM921 km572 miles497 nmEast E
Port VilaFri 11:20 AM987 km613 miles533 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaFri 11:20 AM992 km616 miles536 nmWest W
AlofiThu 1:20 PM1516 km942 miles818 nmEast-northeast ENE
Auckland *Fri 1:20 PM1557 km968 miles841 nmSouth S

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