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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

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 24' South, Longitude: 176° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.36 meters/second, 1617.7 km/hour, 1005.2 miles/hour or 873.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.75 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.9"1005.00 miwest0° 00' 48.0"0.92 misouth1004.97 mi
24 hours0° 00' 19.1"0.36 miwest0° 19' 07.2"21.91 misouth21.91 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 59' South, Longitude: 151° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.15 meters/second, 1609.7 km/hour, 1000.3 miles/hour or 869.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.67 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.7"1000.12 miwest0° 10' 46.4"12.34 misouth1000.06 mi
24 hours11° 57' 28.2"824.02 mieast4° 12' 48.7"289.55 misouth870.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mata-UtuFri 11:30 AM130 km81 miles70 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:30 PM478 km297 miles258 nmEast E
Labasa *Fri 12:30 PM488 km303 miles263 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 1:30 PM525 km326 miles283 nmEast E
NeiafuFri 12:30 PM547 km340 miles295 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Levuka *Fri 12:30 PM609 km378 miles329 nmSouthwest SW
Pago PagoThu 12:30 PM636 km395 miles343 nmEast E
PangaiFri 12:30 PM644 km400 miles348 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Suva *Fri 12:30 PM674 km419 miles364 nmSouthwest SW
Lautoka *Fri 12:30 PM729 km453 miles393 nmWest-southwest WSW
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