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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 11:42:00 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 23:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 28' South, Longitude: 172° 10' 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 23:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 24' South, Longitude: 172° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.38 meters/second, 1567.4 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' 46.6"973.76 miWest0° 09' 54.9"11.36 miNorth974.13 mi
24 hours13° 48' 48.9"933.27 miEast4° 17' 21.9"294.81 miNorth985.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NeiafuFri 12:42 PM233 km145 miles126 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiThu 12:42 PM295 km183 miles159 nmSoutheast SE
PangaiFri 12:42 PM348 km216 miles188 nmSouthwest SW
Pago PagoThu 12:42 PM386 km240 miles208 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Fri 1:42 PM404 km251 miles218 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:42 PM412 km256 miles223 nmNorth N
NukualofaFri 12:42 PM517 km321 miles279 nmSouthwest SW
Mata-UtuFri 11:42 AM630 km392 miles340 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoFri 12:42 PM902 km561 miles487 nmNorth N
LabasaFri 11:42 AM909 km565 miles491 nmWest W

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