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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 12:30:00 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).

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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 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 44' South, Longitude: 175° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.89 meters/second, 1590.8 km/hour, 988.5 miles/hour or 859.0 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"988.21 miWest0° 00' 40.9"0.78 miNorth988.24 mi
24 hours0° 02' 24.5"2.65 miEast0° 16' 31.7"18.94 miNorth19.13 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 47' South, Longitude: 161° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.41 meters/second, 1542.3 km/hour, 958.3 miles/hour or 832.8 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' 36.4"958.12 miWest0° 07' 35.8"8.71 miNorth958.46 mi
24 hours14° 20' 17.1"954.44 miEast3° 31' 22.6"242.20 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
NadiThu 12:30 PM171 km107 miles93 nmEast E
LautokaThu 12:30 PM176 km109 miles95 nmEast E
SuvaThu 12:30 PM282 km175 miles152 nmEast E
LevukaThu 12:30 PM322 km200 miles174 nmEast E
LabasaThu 12:30 PM406 km252 miles219 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaThu 11:30 AM794 km493 miles429 nmWest W
LuganvilleThu 11:30 AM952 km592 miles514 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 1:30 PM1017 km632 miles549 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiThu 12:30 PM1083 km673 miles585 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NoumeaThu 11:30 AM1101 km684 miles594 nmWest-southwest WSW

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