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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 = Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 12:10:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 00:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 44' South, Longitude: 179° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.88 meters/second, 1590.8 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"988.19 miWest0° 00' 40.9"0.78 miNorth988.22 mi
24 hours0° 02' 24.6"2.65 miEast0° 16' 31.4"18.94 miNorth19.12 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 00:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 50' South, Longitude: 166° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.31 meters/second, 1541.9 km/hour, 958.1 miles/hour or 832.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.97 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 miNorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 23' 35.6"957.91 miWest0° 07' 33.5"8.66 miNorth958.24 mi
24 hours345° 39' 18.6"954.68 miWest3° 30' 34.5"241.28 miNorth992.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TubouThu 12:10 PM69 km43 miles37 nmSoutheast SE
LevukaThu 12:10 PM209 km130 miles113 nmWest W
LabasaThu 12:10 PM210 km130 miles113 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaThu 12:10 PM256 km159 miles138 nmWest W
LautokaThu 12:10 PM355 km221 miles192 nmWest W
NadiThu 12:10 PM359 km223 miles194 nmWest W
PangaiThu 1:10 PM560 km348 miles303 nmEast-southeast ESE
NeiafuThu 1:10 PM561 km349 miles303 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaThu 1:10 PM564 km350 miles305 nmSoutheast SE
Mata-UtuThu 12:10 PM589 km366 miles318 nmNortheast NE

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