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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 12:42:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 00:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 51' South, Longitude: 170° 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"955.95 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 00:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 09' South, Longitude: 167° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.10 meters/second, 1555.5 km/hour, 966.6 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' 28.8"966.40 miWest0° 08' 57.4"10.26 miNorth966.77 mi
24 hours13° 51' 58.3"930.07 miEast3° 57' 18.3"271.87 miNorth976.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaFri 11:42 AM429 km267 miles232 nmWest W
Port VilaFri 11:42 AM612 km380 miles330 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KingstonFri 12:12 PM736 km458 miles398 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LuganvilleFri 11:42 AM886 km551 miles479 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Nadi *Fri 1:42 PM907 km563 miles489 nmNortheast NE
Lautoka *Fri 1:42 PM924 km574 miles499 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Fri 1:42 PM971 km603 miles524 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaFri 1:42 PM1481 km920 miles800 nmEast E
Auckland *Fri 1:42 PM1604 km997 miles866 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiFri 12:42 PM1833 km1139 miles990 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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