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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 11:30:00 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 45' South, Longitude: 171° 19' West

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

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.95 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.00 miNorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.9"956.61 miWest0° 00' 15.4"0.30 miNorth956.63 mi
24 hours0° 06' 48.1"7.24 miEast0° 06' 23.4"7.33 miNorth10.30 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 25' South, Longitude: 135° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.12 meters/second, 1580.8 km/hour, 982.3 miles/hour or 853.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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' 11.1"982.16 miWest0° 10' 40.4"12.23 miNorth982.51 mi
24 hours13° 11' 18.8"897.28 miEast4° 28' 29.8"307.53 miNorth953.71 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiFri 12:30 PM434 km270 miles234 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaSat 12:30 PM439 km273 miles237 nmWest-northwest WNW
PangaiSat 12:30 PM453 km281 miles244 nmNorthwest NW
NeiafuSat 12:30 PM532 km330 miles287 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Pago PagoFri 12:30 PM940 km584 miles508 nmNorth N
Apia *Sat 1:30 PM988 km614 miles533 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:30 PM1002 km623 miles541 nmNorth N
Suva *Sat 12:30 PM1185 km736 miles640 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaFri 1:30 PM1203 km748 miles650 nmEast E
FakaofoSat 12:30 PM1481 km920 miles800 nmNorth N

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