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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 12:50:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 00:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 27' South, Longitude: 170° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.57 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' 54.3"989.74 miWest0° 00' 41.6"0.80 miNorth989.78 mi
24 hours0° 02' 12.1"2.42 miEast0° 16' 50.5"19.30 miNorth19.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 00:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 12' South, Longitude: 171° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.72 meters/second, 1568.6 km/hour, 974.7 miles/hour or 847.0 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' 50.5"974.52 miWest0° 10' 00.5"11.47 miNorth974.90 mi
24 hours346° 12' 49.6"932.09 miWest4° 19' 05.2"296.78 miNorth984.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaFri 11:50 AM270 km168 miles146 nmWest W
LuganvilleFri 11:50 AM446 km277 miles241 nmWest-northwest WNW
NadiFri 12:50 PM699 km434 miles377 nmEast E
LautokaFri 12:50 PM702 km436 miles379 nmEast E
NoumeaFri 11:50 AM705 km438 miles381 nmSouthwest SW
SuvaFri 12:50 PM808 km502 miles436 nmEast E
LabasaFri 12:50 PM915 km569 miles494 nmEast E
FunafutiFri 12:50 PM1340 km833 miles724 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraFri 11:50 AM1475 km916 miles796 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaFri 1:50 PM1522 km946 miles822 nmEast-southeast ESE

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