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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 12:32:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 00:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 45' South, Longitude: 173° 11' 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 00:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 14' South, Longitude: 150° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.41 meters/second, 1581.9 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' 15.7"982.82 miWest0° 10' 43.8"12.29 miNorth983.17 mi
24 hours13° 09' 32.1"895.78 miEast4° 29' 26.8"308.61 miNorth952.55 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaSat 11:32 AM696 km432 miles376 nmWest W
Nadi *Sat 1:32 PM703 km437 miles380 nmNortheast NE
Lautoka *Sat 1:32 PM723 km449 miles390 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Sat 1:32 PM748 km465 miles404 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaSat 11:32 AM752 km467 miles406 nmNorthwest NW
KingstonSat 12:02 PM873 km543 miles472 nmSouthwest SW
Labasa *Sat 1:32 PM953 km592 miles515 nmNortheast NE
LuganvilleSat 11:32 AM1020 km634 miles551 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaSat 1:32 PM1213 km754 miles655 nmEast E
Auckland *Sat 1:32 PM1571 km976 miles848 nmSouth S

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