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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 = Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 12:20:00 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 Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 45' South, Longitude: 176° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.84 meters/second, 1540.2 km/hour, 957.0 miles/hour or 831.7 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"956.64 miWest0° 00' 15.5"0.30 miNorth956.65 mi
24 hours0° 06' 47.9"7.23 miEast0° 06' 24.4"7.35 miNorth10.31 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 16' South, Longitude: 147° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.36 meters/second, 1581.7 km/hour, 982.8 miles/hour or 854.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.38 miWest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 miNorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 26' 14.9"982.69 miWest0° 10' 43.2"12.28 miNorth983.05 mi
24 hours13° 09' 52.8"896.07 miEast4° 29' 15.9"308.41 miNorth952.78 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Suva *Sat 1:20 PM561 km349 miles303 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Nadi *Sat 1:20 PM562 km349 miles304 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Lautoka *Sat 1:20 PM584 km363 miles315 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Levuka *Sat 1:20 PM625 km388 miles338 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Labasa *Sat 1:20 PM775 km481 miles418 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaSat 1:20 PM908 km564 miles490 nmEast E
Port VilaSat 11:20 AM991 km616 miles535 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaSat 11:20 AM1004 km624 miles542 nmWest W
AlofiFri 1:20 PM1502 km933 miles811 nmEast-northeast ENE
Auckland *Sat 1:20 PM1569 km975 miles847 nmSouth S

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