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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 areas 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 11:22:00 PM.

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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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 23:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 45' South, Longitude: 169° 19' West

The ground speed is currently 427.83 meters/second, 1540.2 kilometres/hour, 957.0 miles/hour or 831.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.95 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.00 miNorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.9"956.61 miWest0° 00' 15.4"0.30 miNorth956.62 mi
24 hours0° 06' 48.2"7.24 miEast0° 06' 23.3"7.33 miNorth10.30 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 23:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 26' South, Longitude: 134° 00' West

The ground speed is currently 439.08 meters/second, 1580.7 kilometres/hour, 982.2 miles/hour or 853.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.37 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miNorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 26' 10.6"982.07 miWest0° 10' 39.9"12.22 miNorth982.43 mi
24 hours13° 11' 32.6"897.47 miEast4° 28' 22.1"307.38 miNorth953.86 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiFri 12:22 PM414 km257 miles223 nmNorth N
PangaiSat 12:22 PM615 km382 miles332 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 12:22 PM633 km393 miles342 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuSat 12:22 PM665 km413 miles359 nmNorthwest NW
Pago PagoFri 12:22 PM949 km590 miles513 nmNorth N
RarotongaFri 1:22 PM1000 km621 miles540 nmEast E
Apia *Sat 1:22 PM1020 km634 miles551 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Sat 12:22 PM1376 km855 miles743 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSat 12:22 PM1495 km929 miles807 nmNorth N
FunafutiSat 11:22 AM1996 km1240 miles1078 nmNorthwest NW

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