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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 = Sunday, February 2, 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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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 53' South, Longitude: 173° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.92 meters/second, 1598.1 km/hour, 993.0 miles/hour or 862.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.55 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 59' 55.2"992.78 miWest0° 00' 43.1"0.83 miNorth992.81 mi
24 hours0° 01' 47.5"1.98 miEast0° 17' 26.3"19.99 miNorth20.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 11' South, Longitude: 159° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.50 meters/second, 1607.4 km/hour, 998.8 miles/hour or 867.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.65 miWest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 miNorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 27' 39.6"998.73 miWest0° 12' 02.0"13.78 miNorth998.92 mi
24 hours12° 42' 44.3"877.96 miEast4° 47' 12.1"328.88 miNorth938.49 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LautokaSun 12:40 PM437 km272 miles236 nmEast E
NadiSun 12:40 PM437 km272 miles236 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaSun 11:40 AM550 km342 miles297 nmWest W
SuvaSun 12:40 PM550 km342 miles297 nmEast-southeast ESE
LevukaSun 12:40 PM583 km362 miles315 nmEast E
LabasaSun 12:40 PM638 km396 miles344 nmEast E
LuganvilleSun 11:40 AM684 km425 miles369 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaSun 11:40 AM943 km586 miles509 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSun 12:40 PM1118 km695 miles604 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaSun 1:40 PM1287 km800 miles695 nmEast-southeast ESE

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