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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 11:30:00 PM.

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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 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 54' South, Longitude: 169° 05' West

The ground speed is currently 443.89 meters/second, 1598.0 kilometres/hour, 992.9 miles/hour or 862.8 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"16.55 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 59' 55.2"992.70 miWest0° 00' 43.1"0.83 miNorth992.73 mi
24 hours0° 01' 48.0"1.99 miEast0° 17' 25.3"19.97 miNorth20.07 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 25' South, Longitude: 142° 24' West

The ground speed is currently 446.37 meters/second, 1606.9 kilometres/hour, 998.5 miles/hour or 867.7 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' 27.5"16.64 miWest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 miNorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 27' 35.8"998.42 miWest0° 12' 01.6"13.77 miNorth998.62 mi
24 hours12° 44' 03.1"879.27 miEast4° 47' 28.7"329.20 miNorth939.97 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
AlofiSat 12:30 PM254 km158 miles137 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pago PagoSat 12:30 PM338 km210 miles183 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Sun 1:30 PM445 km276 miles240 nmNorthwest NW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 1:30 PM485 km301 miles262 nmNorthwest NW
NeiafuSun 12:30 PM554 km344 miles299 nmWest-southwest WSW
PangaiSun 12:30 PM643 km399 miles347 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaSun 12:30 PM796 km494 miles430 nmSouthwest SW
Mata-UtuSun 11:30 AM859 km534 miles464 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSun 12:30 PM865 km537 miles467 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AtafuSun 12:30 PM997 km619 miles538 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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