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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 = Sunday, January 5, 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 Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 38' South, Longitude: 173° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.18 meters/second, 1541.4 km/hour, 957.8 miles/hour or 832.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.96 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miNorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.0"957.39 miWest0° 00' 16.5"0.32 miNorth957.41 mi
24 hours0° 06' 41.2"7.12 miEast0° 06' 51.5"7.87 miNorth10.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 45' South, Longitude: 137° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.12 meters/second, 1602.4 km/hour, 995.7 miles/hour or 865.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.59 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miNorth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 27' 58.2"995.62 miWest0° 11' 36.9"13.30 miNorth995.88 mi
24 hours12° 32' 01.5"862.63 miEast4° 41' 12.6"322.04 miNorth923.20 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Nadi *Sun 1:30 PM655 km407 miles354 nmNortheast NE
Lautoka *Sun 1:30 PM676 km420 miles365 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Sun 1:30 PM694 km431 miles375 nmNortheast NE
NoumeaSun 11:30 AM758 km471 miles409 nmWest W
Port VilaSun 11:30 AM789 km490 miles426 nmNorthwest NW
Labasa *Sun 1:30 PM902 km560 miles487 nmNortheast NE
KingstonSun 12:00 Noon921 km572 miles497 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaSun 1:30 PM1149 km714 miles620 nmEast E
Auckland *Sun 1:30 PM1578 km981 miles852 nmSouth S
FunafutiSun 12:30 PM1665 km1035 miles899 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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