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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 11:40:00 PM.

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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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 47' South, Longitude: 171° 54' West

The ground speed is currently 439.20 meters/second, 1581.1 kilometres/hour, 982.5 miles/hour or 853.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.37 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.7"982.18 miWest0° 00' 37.5"0.72 miNorth982.21 mi
24 hours0° 03' 12.9"3.51 miEast0° 15' 12.6"17.43 miNorth17.79 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 37' South, Longitude: 115° 59' East

The ground speed is currently 425.69 meters/second, 1532.5 kilometres/hour, 952.2 miles/hour or 827.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.87 miWest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 miSouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 26' 16.4"951.95 miWest0° 04' 56.4"5.66 miSouth951.75 mi
24 hours13° 50' 53.8"913.09 miEast1° 27' 50.8"100.70 miSouth914.84 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiSat 12:40 PM210 km131 miles113 nmEast E
NeiafuSun 12:40 PM221 km137 miles119 nmWest W
PangaiSun 12:40 PM282 km175 miles152 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaSun 12:40 PM433 km269 miles234 nmSouthwest SW
Pago PagoSat 12:40 PM515 km320 miles278 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Sun 1:40 PM548 km341 miles296 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 1:40 PM560 km348 miles302 nmNorth N
Mata-UtuSun 11:40 AM760 km472 miles410 nmNorthwest NW
LabasaSun 11:40 AM963 km598 miles520 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaSun 11:40 AM1025 km637 miles553 nmWest W

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