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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 1:10:00 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 01:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 27' South, Longitude: 165° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.58 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"989.76 miWest0° 00' 41.6"0.80 miNorth989.80 mi
24 hours0° 02' 11.8"2.42 miEast0° 16' 50.8"19.31 miNorth19.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 01:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 09' South, Longitude: 166° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.82 meters/second, 1568.9 km/hour, 974.9 miles/hour or 847.2 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' 51.6"974.75 miWest0° 10' 02.1"11.50 miNorth975.12 mi
24 hours346° 13' 18.7"931.73 miWest4° 19' 35.0"297.35 miNorth984.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleFri 12:10 PM257 km160 miles139 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port VilaFri 12:10 PM264 km164 miles143 nmEast E
NoumeaFri 12:10 PM538 km334 miles291 nmSouth S
HoniaraFri 12:10 PM1092 km678 miles590 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaFri 1:10 PM1336 km830 miles721 nmEast E
BrisbaneFri 11:10 AM1722 km1070 miles930 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 1:10 PM1752 km1089 miles946 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenFri 1:10 PM1873 km1164 miles1011 nmNorth N
NukualofaFri 2:10 PM2033 km1263 miles1097 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairnsFri 11:10 AM2135 km1326 miles1153 nmWest W

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