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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 1:30:00 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).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 01:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 10' South, Longitude: 160° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.26 meters/second, 1595.8 km/hour, 991.6 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"991.31 miWest0° 00' 42.4"0.81 miNorth991.34 mi
24 hours0° 01' 59.3"2.19 miEast0° 17' 09.2"19.66 miNorth19.78 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 46' South, Longitude: 175° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.44 meters/second, 1592.8 km/hour, 989.7 miles/hour or 860.0 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 miNorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 26' 20.2"989.62 miWest0° 11' 30.8"13.19 miNorth989.93 mi
24 hours346° 48' 11.8"904.49 miWest4° 44' 08.8"325.42 miNorth965.05 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleSat 12:30 PM697 km433 miles376 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaSat 12:30 PM792 km492 miles428 nmEast E
NoumeaSat 12:30 PM812 km505 miles439 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraSat 12:30 PM861 km535 miles465 nmNorth N
BrisbaneSat 11:30 AM1398 km869 miles755 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsSat 11:30 AM1608 km999 miles868 nmWest W
Port MoresbySat 11:30 AM1710 km1063 miles923 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaSat 1:30 PM1864 km1158 miles1007 nmEast E
YarenSat 1:30 PM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sydney *Sat 12:30 PM2087 km1297 miles1127 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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