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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 12:50:00 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 00:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 10' South, Longitude: 170° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.25 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"991.26 miWest0° 00' 42.4"0.81 miNorth991.30 mi
24 hours0° 01' 59.7"2.20 miEast0° 17' 08.7"19.65 miNorth19.77 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 00:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 53' South, Longitude: 174° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.29 meters/second, 1592.2 km/hour, 989.4 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' 17.7"989.27 miWest0° 11' 29.2"13.16 miNorth989.59 mi
24 hours13° 12' 43.0"905.26 miEast4° 43' 46.5"324.99 miNorth965.71 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaSat 11:50 AM280 km174 miles151 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuganvilleSat 11:50 AM436 km271 miles235 nmWest-northwest WNW
NadiSat 12:50 PM698 km434 miles377 nmEast E
LautokaSat 12:50 PM701 km435 miles378 nmEast E
NoumeaSat 11:50 AM732 km455 miles395 nmSouthwest SW
SuvaSat 12:50 PM808 km502 miles436 nmEast E
LabasaSat 12:50 PM909 km565 miles491 nmEast E
FunafutiSat 12:50 PM1315 km817 miles710 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraSat 11:50 AM1460 km907 miles788 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaSat 1:50 PM1528 km950 miles825 nmEast-southeast ESE

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