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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 11:22:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 23:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 28' South, Longitude: 167° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.53 meters/second, 1593.1 km/hour, 989.9 miles/hour or 860.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.50 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.1"989.65 miWest0° 00' 41.6"0.80 miNorth989.68 mi
24 hours0° 02' 12.7"2.44 miEast0° 16' 49.4"19.28 miNorth19.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 23:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 27' South, Longitude: 167° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.28 meters/second, 1567.0 km/hour, 973.7 miles/hour or 846.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"16.23 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miNorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 24' 45.5"973.53 miWest0° 09' 53.3"11.33 miNorth973.90 mi
24 hours13° 49' 17.9"933.62 miEast4° 16' 50.8"294.22 miNorth985.36 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiThu 12:22 PM340 km212 miles184 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pago PagoThu 12:22 PM519 km322 miles280 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Fri 1:22 PM637 km396 miles344 nmNorthwest NW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:22 PM682 km424 miles368 nmNorthwest NW
NeiafuFri 12:22 PM734 km456 miles396 nmWest-southwest WSW
PangaiFri 12:22 PM802 km498 miles433 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaThu 1:22 PM880 km547 miles475 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaFri 12:22 PM937 km582 miles506 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 12:22 PM998 km620 miles539 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuvaFri 11:22 AM1530 km950 miles826 nmWest W

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