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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 3:30:00 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 03:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 25' South, Longitude: 130° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.64 meters/second, 1593.5 km/hour, 990.2 miles/hour or 860.4 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"989.91 miWest0° 00' 41.7"0.80 miNorth989.94 mi
24 hours0° 02' 10.7"2.40 miEast0° 16' 52.5"19.34 miNorth19.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 03:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 45' South, Longitude: 132° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.52 meters/second, 1571.5 km/hour, 976.5 miles/hour or 848.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.27 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 miNorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 24' 59.9"976.32 miWest0° 10' 13.2"11.71 miNorth976.69 mi
24 hours13° 43' 17.6"929.25 miEast4° 22' 56.4"301.19 miNorth982.99 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekFri 1:00 PM431 km268 miles233 nmSoutheast SE
DarwinFri 1:00 PM548 km341 miles296 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsFri 1:00 PM764 km475 miles412 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DiliFri 12:30 PM1135 km705 miles613 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsFri 1:30 PM1589 km987 miles858 nmEast E
EuclaFri 12:15 PM1592 km989 miles859 nmSouth S
MakassarFri 11:30 AM1843 km1145 miles995 nmNorthwest NW
ManokwariFri 12:30 PM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmNorth N
DenpasarFri 11:30 AM1951 km1212 miles1053 nmWest-northwest WNW
JayapuraFri 12:30 PM1967 km1223 miles1062 nmNortheast NE

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