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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, December 21, 2014 at 11:02:00 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).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 23:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 165° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.65 meters/second, 1532.3 km/hour, 952.2 miles/hour or 827.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.87 miWest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 miNorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.2"951.72 miWest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 miNorth951.72 mi
24 hours0° 07' 28.8"7.92 miEast0° 00' 14.3"0.27 miNorth7.92 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 39' South, Longitude: 167° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.45 meters/second, 1520.8 km/hour, 945.0 miles/hour or 821.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.75 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 24' 46.8"944.72 miWest0° 00' 38.3"0.73 miNorth944.75 mi
24 hours14° 09' 17.2"927.80 miEast0° 50' 00.0"57.31 miNorth931.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiSun 12:02 PM638 km396 miles344 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaSun 1:02 PM679 km422 miles367 nmEast-northeast ENE
PangaiMon 12:02 PM960 km596 miles518 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 12:02 PM989 km614 miles534 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuMon 12:02 PM990 km615 miles535 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Mon 1:02 PM1228 km763 miles663 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoMon 12:02 PM1655 km1029 miles894 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Mon 12:02 PM1730 km1075 miles934 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteSun 1:02 PM1826 km1135 miles986 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiMon 11:02 AM2289 km1422 miles1236 nmNorthwest NW

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