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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 11:40:00 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 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 28' South, Longitude: 171° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.54 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"989.67 miWest0° 00' 41.6"0.80 miNorth989.70 mi
24 hours0° 02' 12.6"2.43 miEast0° 16' 49.6"19.29 miNorth19.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 24' South, Longitude: 171° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.37 meters/second, 1567.3 km/hour, 973.9 miles/hour or 846.3 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' 09.8"0.19 miNorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 24' 46.4"973.73 miWest0° 09' 54.7"11.36 miNorth974.11 mi
24 hours13° 48' 51.7"933.31 miEast4° 17' 18.8"294.75 miNorth985.20 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiThu 12:40 PM255 km158 miles137 nmSoutheast SE
NeiafuFri 12:40 PM279 km173 miles151 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pago PagoThu 12:40 PM367 km228 miles198 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PangaiFri 12:40 PM385 km239 miles208 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Fri 1:40 PM402 km250 miles217 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:40 PM417 km259 miles225 nmNorth N
NukualofaFri 12:40 PM551 km342 miles297 nmSouthwest SW
Mata-UtuFri 11:40 AM668 km415 miles361 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoFri 12:40 PM898 km558 miles485 nmNorth N
LabasaFri 11:40 AM962 km598 miles519 nmWest W

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