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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 = Friday, January 31, 2014 at 12:20:00 AM.

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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 Friday, January 31, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 27' South, Longitude: 178° 20' East

The ground speed is currently 442.56 meters/second, 1593.2 kilometres/hour, 990.0 miles/hour or 860.3 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"989.71 miWest0° 00' 41.6"0.80 miNorth989.74 mi
24 hours0° 02' 12.2"2.43 miEast0° 16' 50.1"19.30 miNorth19.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 17' South, Longitude: 178° 31' East

The ground speed is currently 435.57 meters/second, 1568.0 kilometres/hour, 974.3 miles/hour or 846.7 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' 24.7"16.24 miWest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 miNorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 24' 48.8"974.19 miWest0° 09' 58.1"11.42 miNorth974.56 mi
24 hours346° 12' 06.1"932.61 miWest4° 18' 19.9"295.92 miNorth984.84 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
LevukaFri 12:20 PM58 km36 miles31 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaFri 12:20 PM76 km47 miles41 nmSouth S
LautokaFri 12:20 PM95 km59 miles52 nmWest W
NadiFri 12:20 PM105 km65 miles57 nmWest-southwest WSW
SigatokaFri 12:20 PM116 km72 miles63 nmSouthwest SW
LabasaFri 12:20 PM158 km98 miles85 nmNortheast NE
Mata-UtuFri 12:20 PM748 km465 miles404 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaFri 1:20 PM791 km492 miles427 nmEast-southeast ESE
PangaiFri 1:20 PM814 km506 miles439 nmEast-southeast ESE
NeiafuFri 1:20 PM823 km512 miles445 nmEast E

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