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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 = Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 11:30:00 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).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 44' South, Longitude: 169° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.86 meters/second, 1590.7 km/hour, 988.4 miles/hour or 858.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.47 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.7"988.14 miWest0° 00' 40.9"0.78 miNorth988.18 mi
24 hours0° 02' 25.0"2.65 miEast0° 16' 30.8"18.93 miNorth19.11 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 54' South, Longitude: 176° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.13 meters/second, 1541.3 km/hour, 957.7 miles/hour or 832.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.96 miWest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 miNorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 23' 33.9"957.48 miWest0° 07' 28.7"8.57 miNorth957.82 mi
24 hours345° 38' 30.8"955.18 miWest3° 28' 57.6"239.43 miNorth992.14 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiWed 12:30 PM164 km102 miles88 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pago PagoWed 12:30 PM416 km258 miles225 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Thu 1:30 PM513 km319 miles277 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NeiafuThu 12:30 PM516 km321 miles279 nmWest-southwest WSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Thu 1:30 PM549 km341 miles296 nmNorthwest NW
PangaiThu 12:30 PM589 km366 miles318 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaThu 12:30 PM733 km456 miles396 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoThu 12:30 PM952 km591 miles514 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaWed 1:30 PM1062 km660 miles573 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaThu 11:30 AM1311 km815 miles708 nmWest W

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