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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 12:30:00 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 Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 10' South, Longitude: 175° 53' East

The ground speed is currently 443.24 meters/second, 1595.7 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"991.24 miWest0° 00' 42.4"0.81 miNorth991.28 mi
24 hours0° 01' 59.8"2.20 miEast0° 17' 08.4"19.64 miNorth19.77 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 57' South, Longitude: 170° 05' West

The ground speed is currently 442.21 meters/second, 1592.0 kilometres/hour, 989.2 miles/hour or 859.6 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"16.49 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miNorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 26' 16.4"989.10 miWest0° 11' 28.3"13.14 miNorth989.41 mi
24 hours13° 13' 10.6"905.64 miEast4° 43' 35.2"324.77 miNorth966.04 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
LautokaSat 12:30 PM174 km108 miles94 nmEast-southeast ESE
NadiSat 12:30 PM177 km110 miles96 nmEast-southeast ESE
SigatokaSat 12:30 PM204 km127 miles110 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaSat 12:30 PM290 km180 miles157 nmEast-southeast ESE
LevukaSat 12:30 PM319 km198 miles172 nmEast E
LabasaSat 12:30 PM381 km237 miles206 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaSat 11:30 AM806 km501 miles435 nmWest W
LuganvilleSat 11:30 AM948 km589 miles512 nmWest W
Mata-UtuSat 12:30 PM956 km594 miles516 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiSat 12:30 PM1023 km636 miles552 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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