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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 = Midnight between Thursday, January 30, 2014 and Friday, January 31, 2014.

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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 Friday, January 31, 2014 at 00:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 28' South, Longitude: 176° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.55 meters/second, 1593.2 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"989.69 miWest0° 00' 41.6"0.80 miNorth989.72 mi
24 hours0° 02' 12.5"2.43 miEast0° 16' 49.8"19.29 miNorth19.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 00:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 21' South, Longitude: 176° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.47 meters/second, 1567.7 km/hour, 974.1 miles/hour or 846.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"16.23 miWest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 miNorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 24' 47.6"973.96 miWest0° 09' 56.3"11.39 miNorth974.33 mi
24 hours13° 48' 22.7"932.96 miEast4° 17' 49.4"295.34 miNorth985.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TubouFri 12:00 Noon244 km151 miles132 nmWest-southwest WSW
NeiafuFri 1:00 PM312 km194 miles169 nmEast-southeast ESE
PangaiFri 1:00 PM356 km221 miles192 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaFri 1:00 PM435 km270 miles235 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LabasaFri 12:00 Noon438 km272 miles236 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mata-UtuFri 12:00 Noon463 km288 miles250 nmNorth N
LevukaFri 12:00 Noon479 km298 miles259 nmWest W
SuvaFri 12:00 Noon526 km327 miles284 nmWest W
LautokaFri 12:00 Noon625 km388 miles338 nmWest W
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 2:00 PM629 km391 miles340 nmNortheast NE

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