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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 12:40:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 51' South, Longitude: 171° 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"955.95 miWest0° 00' 14.4"0.27 miNorth955.96 mi
24 hours0° 06' 54.1"7.34 miEast0° 05' 57.8"6.84 miNorth10.03 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 09' South, Longitude: 166° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.09 meters/second, 1555.5 km/hour, 966.5 miles/hour or 839.9 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' 28.7"966.38 miWest0° 08' 57.2"10.26 miNorth966.75 mi
24 hours13° 52' 02.0"930.12 miEast3° 57' 14.8"271.80 miNorth976.04 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaFri 11:40 AM480 km298 miles259 nmWest W
Port VilaFri 11:40 AM634 km394 miles342 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KingstonFri 12:10 PM755 km469 miles408 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Nadi *Fri 1:40 PM866 km538 miles468 nmNortheast NE
Lautoka *Fri 1:40 PM884 km549 miles477 nmNortheast NE
LuganvilleFri 11:40 AM909 km565 miles491 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Fri 1:40 PM927 km576 miles501 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaFri 1:40 PM1430 km888 miles772 nmEast E
Auckland *Fri 1:40 PM1593 km990 miles860 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiFri 12:40 PM1807 km1123 miles976 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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