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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 12:20:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 44' South, Longitude: 178° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.88 meters/second, 1590.8 km/hour, 988.5 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"988.20 miWest0° 00' 40.9"0.78 miNorth988.23 mi
24 hours0° 02' 24.6"2.65 miEast0° 16' 31.4"18.94 miNorth19.13 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 48' South, Longitude: 164° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.36 meters/second, 1542.1 km/hour, 958.2 miles/hour or 832.7 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' 35.9"958.01 miWest0° 07' 34.5"8.68 miNorth958.35 mi
24 hours14° 20' 29.3"954.56 miEast3° 30' 58.6"241.74 miNorth992.11 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SuvaThu 12:20 PM47 km29 miles25 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LevukaThu 12:20 PM57 km35 miles31 nmEast E
LautokaThu 12:20 PM91 km56 miles49 nmWest W
NadiThu 12:20 PM94 km59 miles51 nmWest W
LabasaThu 12:20 PM184 km114 miles99 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaThu 1:20 PM779 km484 miles421 nmEast-southeast ESE
PangaiThu 1:20 PM808 km502 miles436 nmEast-southeast ESE
NeiafuThu 1:20 PM823 km511 miles444 nmEast E
FunafutiThu 12:20 PM1024 km636 miles553 nmNorth N
Port VilaThu 11:20 AM1059 km658 miles572 nmWest W

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