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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 = Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 12:20:00 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 Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 53' South, Longitude: 178° 25' East

The ground speed is currently 443.91 meters/second, 1598.1 kilometres/hour, 993.0 miles/hour or 862.9 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"992.76 miWest0° 00' 43.1"0.83 miNorth992.79 mi
24 hours0° 01' 47.5"1.98 miEast0° 17' 26.0"19.98 miNorth20.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 15' South, Longitude: 154° 27' West

The ground speed is currently 446.47 meters/second, 1607.3 kilometres/hour, 998.7 miles/hour or 867.9 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 miNorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 27' 38.5"998.64 miWest0° 12' 01.9"13.78 miNorth998.84 mi
24 hours12° 43' 06.7"878.33 miEast4° 47' 17.1"328.98 miNorth938.92 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
LevukaSun 12:20 PM98 km61 miles53 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LabasaSun 12:20 PM114 km71 miles62 nmEast-northeast ENE
LautokaSun 12:20 PM129 km80 miles70 nmSouthwest SW
SuvaSun 12:20 PM138 km86 miles74 nmSouth S
NadiSun 12:20 PM146 km91 miles79 nmSouthwest SW
SigatokaSun 12:20 PM168 km105 miles91 nmSouthwest SW
Mata-UtuSun 12:20 PM705 km438 miles381 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaSun 1:20 PM820 km510 miles443 nmSoutheast SE
NeiafuSun 1:20 PM830 km516 miles448 nmEast-southeast ESE
PangaiSun 1:20 PM830 km516 miles448 nmEast-southeast ESE

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