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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 12:50:00 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 00:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 44' South, Longitude: 170° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.90 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"988.23 miWest0° 00' 41.0"0.78 miNorth988.26 mi
24 hours0° 02' 24.2"2.64 miEast0° 16' 31.8"18.95 miNorth19.13 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 00:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 44' South, Longitude: 156° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.50 meters/second, 1542.6 km/hour, 958.5 miles/hour or 832.9 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 miNorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 23' 37.1"958.33 miWest0° 07' 38.0"8.75 miNorth958.67 mi
24 hours14° 19' 52.9"954.19 miEast3° 32' 10.6"243.11 miNorth992.09 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaThu 11:50 AM264 km164 miles142 nmWest W
LuganvilleThu 11:50 AM458 km284 miles247 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaThu 11:50 AM679 km422 miles367 nmSouthwest SW
NadiThu 12:50 PM701 km436 miles379 nmEast E
LautokaThu 12:50 PM706 km439 miles381 nmEast E
SuvaThu 12:50 PM809 km503 miles437 nmEast E
LabasaThu 12:50 PM923 km574 miles498 nmEast E
FunafutiThu 12:50 PM1365 km848 miles737 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraThu 11:50 AM1489 km925 miles804 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaThu 1:50 PM1517 km943 miles819 nmEast-southeast ESE

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