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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 12:32:00 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 00:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 27' South, Longitude: 175° 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"989.72 miWest0° 00' 41.6"0.80 miNorth989.76 mi
24 hours0° 02' 12.2"2.42 miEast0° 16' 50.2"19.30 miNorth19.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 00:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 15' South, Longitude: 175° 38' East

The ground speed is currently 435.63 meters/second, 1568.3 kilometres/hour, 974.5 miles/hour or 846.8 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' 49.5"974.32 miWest0° 09' 59.0"11.44 miNorth974.69 mi
24 hours346° 12' 23.5"932.40 miWest4° 18' 38.1"296.26 miNorth984.73 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
NadiFri 12:32 PM223 km139 miles121 nmEast E
LautokaFri 12:32 PM225 km140 miles122 nmEast E
SigatokaFri 12:32 PM242 km151 miles131 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaFri 12:32 PM336 km209 miles181 nmEast-southeast ESE
LevukaFri 12:32 PM372 km231 miles201 nmEast E
LabasaFri 12:32 PM444 km276 miles240 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaFri 11:32 AM746 km464 miles403 nmWest W
LuganvilleFri 11:32 AM898 km558 miles485 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mata-UtuFri 12:32 PM1021 km634 miles551 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiFri 12:32 PM1073 km667 miles579 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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