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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° 52' 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"1005.07 miwest0° 00' 48.0"0.92 misouth1005.04 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° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.15 meters/second, 1609.7 km/hour, 1000.2 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' 48.6"1000.19 miwest0° 10' 46.4"12.34 misouth1000.12 mi
24 hours11° 57' 29.9"824.10 mieast4° 12' 48.1"289.56 misouth870.30 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 AM144 km89 miles78 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:30 PM508 km316 miles274 nmEast E
Apia *Fri 1:30 PM555 km345 miles299 nmEast E
NeiafuFri 12:30 PM562 km349 miles304 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Suva *Fri 12:30 PM650 km404 miles351 nmSouthwest SW
PangaiFri 12:30 PM656 km408 miles354 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Pago PagoThu 12:30 PM666 km414 miles360 nmEast E
Lautoka *Fri 12:30 PM703 km437 miles379 nmWest-southwest WSW
Nadi *Fri 12:30 PM717 km446 miles387 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaFri 12:30 PM766 km476 miles414 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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