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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 11:42:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 23:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 45' South, Longitude: 174° 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"956.62 miWest0° 00' 15.5"0.30 miNorth956.63 mi
24 hours0° 06' 48.1"7.24 miEast0° 06' 23.7"7.34 miNorth10.31 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 23:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 23' South, Longitude: 138° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.17 meters/second, 1581.0 km/hour, 982.4 miles/hour or 853.7 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' 10.6"0.20 miNorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 26' 12.1"982.29 miWest0° 10' 41.1"12.24 miNorth982.64 mi
24 hours13° 10' 58.0"896.99 miEast4° 28' 41.0"307.74 miNorth953.49 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NukualofaSat 12:42 PM200 km125 miles108 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PangaiSat 12:42 PM325 km202 miles176 nmNorth N
NeiafuSat 12:42 PM455 km283 miles246 nmNorth N
AlofiFri 12:42 PM614 km381 miles331 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Sat 12:42 PM913 km567 miles493 nmWest-northwest WNW
Labasa *Sat 12:42 PM963 km598 miles520 nmNorthwest NW
Pago PagoFri 12:42 PM1012 km629 miles547 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Nadi *Sat 12:42 PM1022 km635 miles552 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Sat 1:42 PM1023 km636 miles552 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaFri 1:42 PM1510 km939 miles816 nmEast E

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