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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 7:30:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 07:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 39' South, Longitude: 70° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.08 meters/second, 1591.5 km/hour, 988.9 miles/hour or 859.3 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' 53.9"988.65 miWest0° 00' 41.1"0.79 miNorth988.68 mi
24 hours0° 02' 20.9"2.58 miEast0° 16' 37.1"19.05 miNorth19.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 07:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 51' South, Longitude: 61° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.45 meters/second, 1549.6 km/hour, 962.9 miles/hour or 836.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"16.05 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miNorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 23' 54.8"962.71 miWest0° 08' 22.5"9.60 miNorth963.06 mi
24 hours14° 11' 25.9"948.80 miEast3° 47' 20.6"260.47 miNorth991.23 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Thu 11:30 AM812 km504 miles438 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaThu 1:30 PM1158 km720 miles625 nmNorth N
Port LouisThu 11:30 AM1430 km888 miles772 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisThu 11:30 AM1653 km1027 miles893 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaThu 11:30 AM2209 km1372 miles1193 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandThu 12:30 PM2328 km1447 miles1257 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaleThu 12:30 PM2432 km1511 miles1313 nmNorth N
AntananarivoThu 10:30 AM2465 km1531 miles1331 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 1:00 PM2893 km1797 miles1562 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniThu 10:30 AM3037 km1887 miles1640 nmWest W

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