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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 1:30:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 01:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 43' South, Longitude: 160° 48' 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"988.27 miWest0° 00' 41.0"0.78 miNorth988.30 mi
24 hours0° 02' 24.0"2.64 miEast0° 16' 32.4"18.96 miNorth19.14 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 39' South, Longitude: 147° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.69 meters/second, 1543.3 km/hour, 959.0 miles/hour or 833.3 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' 07.7"0.15 miNorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 23' 38.9"958.76 miWest0° 07' 42.6"8.84 miNorth959.10 mi
24 hours14° 19' 04.1"953.68 miEast3° 33' 45.8"244.93 miNorth992.05 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleThu 12:30 PM722 km449 miles390 nmEast-northeast ENE
NoumeaThu 12:30 PM776 km482 miles419 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaThu 12:30 PM797 km495 miles430 nmEast E
HoniaraThu 12:30 PM921 km573 miles498 nmNorth N
BrisbaneThu 11:30 AM1343 km834 miles725 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsThu 11:30 AM1599 km994 miles864 nmWest W
Port MoresbyThu 11:30 AM1733 km1077 miles936 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaThu 1:30 PM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmEast E
YarenThu 1:30 PM2014 km1252 miles1088 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sydney *Thu 12:30 PM2028 km1260 miles1095 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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