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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 12:40:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 45' South, Longitude: 171° 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"956.65 miWest0° 00' 15.5"0.30 miNorth956.66 mi
24 hours0° 06' 47.9"7.23 miEast0° 06' 24.8"7.36 miNorth10.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 12' South, Longitude: 152° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.45 meters/second, 1582.0 km/hour, 983.0 miles/hour or 854.2 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' 16.3"982.91 miWest0° 10' 44.3"12.30 miNorth983.26 mi
24 hours13° 09' 18.4"895.59 miEast4° 29' 34.1"308.75 miNorth952.40 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaSat 11:40 AM491 km305 miles265 nmWest W
Port VilaSat 11:40 AM630 km391 miles340 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KingstonSat 12:10 PM770 km479 miles416 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Nadi *Sat 1:40 PM850 km528 miles459 nmNortheast NE
Lautoka *Sat 1:40 PM868 km539 miles468 nmNortheast NE
LuganvilleSat 11:40 AM904 km562 miles488 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Sat 1:40 PM911 km566 miles492 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaSat 1:40 PM1417 km881 miles765 nmEast E
Auckland *Sat 1:40 PM1601 km995 miles864 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiSat 12:40 PM1792 km1113 miles967 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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