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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 1:20:00 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 01:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 43' South, Longitude: 163° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.91 meters/second, 1590.9 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"16.48 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.8"988.26 miWest0° 00' 41.0"0.78 miNorth988.29 mi
24 hours0° 02' 24.1"2.64 miEast0° 16' 32.2"18.96 miNorth19.14 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 41' South, Longitude: 149° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.65 meters/second, 1543.1 km/hour, 958.9 miles/hour or 833.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.98 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 miNorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 23' 38.4"958.65 miWest0° 07' 41.4"8.82 miNorth958.99 mi
24 hours14° 19' 16.4"953.81 miEast3° 33' 22.1"244.48 miNorth992.06 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleThu 12:20 PM480 km298 miles259 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaThu 12:20 PM532 km330 miles287 nmEast E
NoumeaThu 12:20 PM602 km374 miles325 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraThu 12:20 PM986 km613 miles532 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneThu 11:20 AM1509 km938 miles815 nmSouthwest SW
SuvaThu 1:20 PM1602 km996 miles865 nmEast E
CairnsThu 11:20 AM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmWest W
YarenThu 1:20 PM1941 km1206 miles1048 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbyThu 11:20 AM1968 km1223 miles1062 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiThu 1:20 PM2000 km1242 miles1080 nmEast-northeast ENE

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