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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 12:20:00 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 Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 11' South, Longitude: 178° 23' East

The ground speed is currently 443.23 meters/second, 1595.6 kilometres/hour, 991.5 miles/hour or 861.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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' 54.7"991.23 miWest0° 00' 42.4"0.81 miNorth991.26 mi
24 hours0° 02' 00.0"2.20 miEast0° 17' 08.3"19.64 miNorth19.77 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 59' South, Longitude: 167° 41' West

The ground speed is currently 442.17 meters/second, 1591.8 kilometres/hour, 989.1 miles/hour or 859.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.48 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miNorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 26' 15.8"989.01 miWest0° 11' 27.9"13.13 miNorth989.32 mi
24 hours13° 13' 24.4"905.83 miEast4° 43' 29.2"324.66 miNorth966.21 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LevukaSat 12:20 PM74 km46 miles40 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaSat 12:20 PM106 km66 miles57 nmSouth S
LautokaSat 12:20 PM109 km68 miles59 nmWest-southwest WSW
NadiSat 12:20 PM123 km77 miles67 nmSouthwest SW
LabasaSat 12:20 PM134 km83 miles72 nmNortheast NE
SigatokaSat 12:20 PM141 km88 miles76 nmSouthwest SW
Mata-UtuSat 12:20 PM726 km451 miles392 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaSat 1:20 PM805 km500 miles435 nmSoutheast SE
PangaiSat 1:20 PM821 km510 miles443 nmEast-southeast ESE
NeiafuSat 1:20 PM826 km513 miles446 nmEast-southeast ESE

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