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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 = Friday, January 31, 2014 at 12:40:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 27' South, Longitude: 173° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.56 meters/second, 1593.2 km/hour, 990.0 miles/hour or 860.3 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"989.73 miWest0° 00' 41.6"0.80 miNorth989.77 mi
24 hours0° 02' 12.2"2.42 miEast0° 16' 50.4"19.30 miNorth19.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 14' South, Longitude: 173° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.67 meters/second, 1568.4 km/hour, 974.6 miles/hour or 846.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"16.24 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miNorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 24' 50.0"974.41 miWest0° 09' 59.7"11.45 miNorth974.78 mi
24 hours346° 12' 35.2"932.26 miWest4° 18' 50.1"296.49 miNorth984.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NadiFri 12:40 PM434 km270 miles234 nmEast E
LautokaFri 12:40 PM437 km272 miles236 nmEast E
Port VilaFri 11:40 AM534 km332 miles289 nmWest W
SuvaFri 12:40 PM544 km338 miles294 nmEast E
LevukaFri 12:40 PM584 km363 miles315 nmEast E
LabasaFri 12:40 PM652 km405 miles352 nmEast E
LuganvilleFri 11:40 AM692 km430 miles374 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaFri 11:40 AM898 km558 miles485 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 12:40 PM1174 km730 miles634 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaFri 1:40 PM1271 km790 miles686 nmEast-southeast ESE

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