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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 = Wednesday, January 29, 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 00' South, Longitude: 175° 45' East

The ground speed is currently 441.21 meters/second, 1588.4 kilometres/hour, 987.0 miles/hour or 857.7 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"16.45 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.2"986.70 miWest0° 00' 40.0"0.77 miNorth986.73 mi
24 hours0° 02' 36.6"2.86 miEast0° 16' 12.7"18.58 miNorth18.80 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 12' South, Longitude: 147° 04' East

The ground speed is currently 422.65 meters/second, 1521.5 kilometres/hour, 945.4 miles/hour or 821.6 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' 23.0"15.76 miWest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 miNorth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 22' 59.8"945.19 miWest0° 04' 32.1"5.20 miNorth945.41 mi
24 hours14° 42' 35.1"966.63 miEast2° 25' 04.3"166.27 miNorth987.13 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
NadiWed 12:30 PM177 km110 miles96 nmEast E
LautokaWed 12:30 PM185 km115 miles100 nmEast-northeast ENE
SigatokaWed 12:30 PM186 km116 miles101 nmEast E
SuvaWed 12:30 PM283 km176 miles153 nmEast E
LevukaWed 12:30 PM328 km204 miles177 nmEast E
LabasaWed 12:30 PM422 km262 miles228 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaWed 11:30 AM789 km490 miles426 nmWest W
LuganvilleWed 11:30 AM955 km594 miles516 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mata-UtuWed 12:30 PM1010 km627 miles545 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaWed 1:30 PM1010 km628 miles545 nmEast-southeast ESE

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