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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 = Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 12:40:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 10' South, Longitude: 173° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.24 meters/second, 1595.7 km/hour, 991.5 miles/hour or 861.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.53 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.7"991.25 miWest0° 00' 42.4"0.81 miNorth991.29 mi
24 hours0° 01' 59.8"2.20 miEast0° 17' 08.4"19.65 miNorth19.77 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 55' South, Longitude: 172° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.25 meters/second, 1592.1 km/hour, 989.3 miles/hour or 859.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.49 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miNorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 26' 17.0"989.18 miWest0° 11' 28.8"13.15 miNorth989.50 mi
24 hours13° 12' 56.8"905.45 miEast4° 43' 40.9"324.88 miNorth965.88 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NadiSat 12:40 PM434 km270 miles235 nmEast E
LautokaSat 12:40 PM436 km271 miles235 nmEast E
Port VilaSat 11:40 AM541 km336 miles292 nmWest W
SuvaSat 12:40 PM546 km339 miles295 nmEast-southeast ESE
LevukaSat 12:40 PM582 km362 miles314 nmEast E
LabasaSat 12:40 PM644 km400 miles348 nmEast E
LuganvilleSat 11:40 AM688 km427 miles371 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaSat 11:40 AM919 km571 miles496 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSat 12:40 PM1148 km713 miles620 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaSat 1:40 PM1279 km794 miles690 nmEast-southeast ESE

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