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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 12:30:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 51' South, Longitude: 173° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.53 meters/second, 1539.1 km/hour, 956.4 miles/hour or 831.1 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' 14.4"0.27 miNorth955.96 mi
24 hours0° 06' 54.1"7.34 miEast0° 05' 57.5"6.83 miNorth10.03 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 11' South, Longitude: 164° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.03 meters/second, 1555.3 km/hour, 966.4 miles/hour or 839.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"16.11 miWest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 miNorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 24' 28.0"966.26 miWest0° 08' 56.1"10.24 miNorth966.63 mi
24 hours13° 52' 19.8"930.35 miEast3° 56' 56.6"271.45 miNorth976.18 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 1:30 PM687 km427 miles371 nmNortheast NE
Lautoka *Fri 1:30 PM708 km440 miles382 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Fri 1:30 PM727 km452 miles392 nmNortheast NE
NoumeaFri 11:30 AM736 km457 miles397 nmWest W
Port VilaFri 11:30 AM787 km489 miles425 nmNorthwest NW
KingstonFri 12:00 Noon888 km552 miles480 nmSouthwest SW
Labasa *Fri 1:30 PM935 km581 miles505 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaFri 1:30 PM1175 km730 miles634 nmEast E
Auckland *Fri 1:30 PM1557 km967 miles841 nmSouth S
FunafutiFri 12:30 PM1695 km1053 miles915 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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