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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 1:32:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 01:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 50' South, Longitude: 158° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.54 meters/second, 1539.2 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"955.97 miWest0° 00' 14.4"0.28 miNorth955.99 mi
24 hours0° 06' 53.8"7.33 miEast0° 05' 58.7"6.86 miNorth10.04 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 01:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 02' South, Longitude: 179° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.36 meters/second, 1556.5 km/hour, 967.2 miles/hour or 840.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"16.12 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miNorth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 24' 32.5"967.00 miWest0° 09' 02.0"10.35 miNorth967.37 mi
24 hours13° 50' 28.6"928.91 miEast3° 58' 47.6"273.57 miNorth975.33 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BrisbaneFri 11:32 AM723 km449 miles390 nmSouthwest SW
NoumeaFri 12:32 PM864 km537 miles466 nmEast E
Lord Howe Island *Fri 12:32 PM971 km603 miles524 nmSouth S
Port VilaFri 12:32 PM1209 km751 miles653 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sydney *Fri 12:32 PM1394 km866 miles753 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsFri 11:32 AM1444 km897 miles780 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraFri 12:32 PM1497 km930 miles808 nmNorth N
Canberra *Fri 12:32 PM1629 km1012 miles880 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyFri 11:32 AM1882 km1170 miles1016 nmNorthwest NW
Melbourne *Fri 12:32 PM2080 km1292 miles1123 nmSouthwest SW

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