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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 11:32:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 23:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 44' South, Longitude: 169° 42' 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"988.15 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 23:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 54' South, Longitude: 175° 42' 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' 34.1"957.50 miWest0° 07' 28.9"8.58 miNorth957.84 mi
24 hours345° 38' 33.3"955.15 miWest3° 29' 02.5"239.52 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 12:32 PM147 km91 miles79 nmSouth S
Pago PagoWed 12:32 PM398 km247 miles215 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NeiafuThu 12:32 PM464 km288 miles251 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Thu 1:32 PM486 km302 miles262 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Thu 1:32 PM519 km322 miles280 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PangaiThu 12:32 PM541 km336 miles292 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaThu 12:32 PM689 km428 miles372 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 12:32 PM941 km585 miles508 nmNorth N
RarotongaWed 1:32 PM1111 km690 miles600 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaThu 11:32 AM1258 km782 miles680 nmWest W

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