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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 1:00:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 01:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 27' South, Longitude: 168° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.57 meters/second, 1593.3 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"989.75 miWest0° 00' 41.6"0.80 miNorth989.79 mi
24 hours0° 02' 12.0"2.42 miEast0° 16' 50.5"19.31 miNorth19.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 01:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 11' South, Longitude: 168° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.77 meters/second, 1568.8 km/hour, 974.8 miles/hour or 847.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"16.25 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miNorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 24' 51.0"974.64 miWest0° 10' 01.3"11.48 miNorth975.01 mi
24 hours346° 13' 04.1"931.91 miWest4° 19' 20.1"297.06 miNorth984.47 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 12:00 Noon33 km20 miles18 nmSouth S
LuganvilleFri 12:00 Noon248 km154 miles134 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NoumeaFri 12:00 Noon570 km354 miles308 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NadiFri 1:00 PM964 km599 miles520 nmEast E
LautokaFri 1:00 PM968 km601 miles523 nmEast E
SuvaFri 1:00 PM1072 km666 miles579 nmEast E
HoniaraFri 12:00 Noon1269 km788 miles685 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiFri 1:00 PM1536 km954 miles829 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaFri 2:00 PM1776 km1104 miles959 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenFri 1:00 PM1876 km1166 miles1013 nmNorth N

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