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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 11:30:00 PM.

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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 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 11' South, Longitude: 169° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.21 meters/second, 1595.5 km/hour, 991.4 miles/hour or 861.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.52 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.6"991.18 miWest0° 00' 42.4"0.81 miNorth991.21 mi
24 hours0° 02' 00.3"2.21 miEast0° 17' 07.7"19.63 miNorth19.75 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 08' South, Longitude: 155° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.97 meters/second, 1591.1 km/hour, 988.7 miles/hour or 859.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.48 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miNorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 26' 12.9"988.56 miWest0° 11' 25.8"13.09 miNorth988.88 mi
24 hours13° 14' 33.6"906.79 miEast4° 42' 59.2"324.09 miNorth967.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiFri 12:30 PM223 km139 miles121 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pago PagoFri 12:30 PM364 km226 miles197 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Sat 1:30 PM467 km290 miles252 nmNorthwest NW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:30 PM506 km314 miles273 nmNorthwest NW
NeiafuSat 12:30 PM540 km335 miles291 nmWest-southwest WSW
PangaiSat 12:30 PM624 km388 miles337 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaSat 12:30 PM774 km481 miles418 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSat 12:30 PM894 km556 miles483 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaFri 1:30 PM1080 km671 miles583 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaSat 11:30 AM1325 km823 miles715 nmWest W

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