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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 12:30:00 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 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 45' South, Longitude: 173° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.84 meters/second, 1540.2 km/hour, 957.1 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 miNorth956.66 mi
24 hours0° 06' 47.9"7.23 miEast0° 06' 24.6"7.35 miNorth10.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 14' South, Longitude: 150° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.40 meters/second, 1581.8 km/hour, 982.9 miles/hour or 854.1 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' 15.6"982.80 miWest0° 10' 43.7"12.29 miNorth983.15 mi
24 hours13° 09' 35.5"895.83 miEast4° 29' 25.0"308.58 miNorth952.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Nadi *Sat 1:30 PM672 km417 miles363 nmNortheast NE
Lautoka *Sat 1:30 PM692 km430 miles374 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Sat 1:30 PM711 km442 miles384 nmNortheast NE
NoumeaSat 11:30 AM746 km464 miles403 nmWest W
Port VilaSat 11:30 AM789 km490 miles426 nmNorthwest NW
KingstonSat 12:00 Noon903 km561 miles488 nmSouthwest SW
Labasa *Sat 1:30 PM919 km571 miles496 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaSat 1:30 PM1162 km722 miles627 nmEast E
Auckland *Sat 1:30 PM1567 km974 miles846 nmSouth S
FunafutiSat 12:30 PM1682 km1045 miles908 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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