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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 12:32:00 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 00:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 51' South, Longitude: 173° 04' 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"6.84 miNorth10.03 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 00:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 11' South, Longitude: 164° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.04 meters/second, 1555.4 km/hour, 966.5 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' 28.1"966.29 miWest0° 08' 56.3"10.24 miNorth966.66 mi
24 hours13° 52' 16.3"930.31 miEast3° 57' 00.2"271.52 miNorth976.15 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaFri 11:32 AM685 km425 miles370 nmWest W
Nadi *Fri 1:32 PM719 km447 miles388 nmNortheast NE
Lautoka *Fri 1:32 PM739 km459 miles399 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaFri 11:32 AM752 km467 miles406 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Fri 1:32 PM764 km475 miles412 nmNortheast NE
KingstonFri 12:02 PM858 km533 miles463 nmSouthwest SW
Labasa *Fri 1:32 PM970 km602 miles523 nmNortheast NE
LuganvilleFri 11:32 AM1021 km634 miles551 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaFri 1:32 PM1226 km762 miles662 nmEast E
Auckland *Fri 1:32 PM1561 km970 miles843 nmSouth S

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