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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 areas 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 10:32:00 PM.

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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 22:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 29' South, Longitude: 154° 40' West

The ground speed is currently 442.50 meters/second, 1593.0 kilometres/hour, 989.9 miles/hour or 860.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.50 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.1"989.60 miWest0° 00' 41.6"0.80 miNorth989.63 mi
24 hours0° 02' 13.1"2.44 miEast0° 16' 48.7"19.27 miNorth19.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 22:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 35' South, Longitude: 155° 32' West

The ground speed is currently 435.02 meters/second, 1566.1 kilometres/hour, 973.1 miles/hour or 845.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"16.22 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miNorth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 24' 42.6"972.96 miWest0° 09' 49.1"11.25 miNorth973.34 mi
24 hours13° 50' 30.1"934.48 miEast4° 15' 32.2"292.72 miNorth985.80 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vaitape (Bora Bora)Thu 12:32 PM328 km204 miles177 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteThu 12:32 PM542 km336 miles292 nmEast E
RarotongaThu 12:32 PM679 km422 miles367 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiThu 11:32 AM1622 km1008 miles876 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 12:32 PM1877 km1166 miles1014 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 11:32 AM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiFri 12:32 PM2160 km1342 miles1166 nmNorth N
NukualofaFri 11:32 AM2194 km1364 miles1185 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownThu 2:32 PM2679 km1664 miles1446 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaFri 10:32 AM2852 km1772 miles1540 nmWest W

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