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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 23:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 24' South, Longitude: 178° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.35 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"1004.98 miwest0° 00' 48.0"0.92 misouth1004.95 mi
24 hours0° 00' 19.0"0.35 miwest0° 19' 07.0"21.90 misouth21.91 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 23:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 03' South, Longitude: 146° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.10 meters/second, 1609.6 km/hour, 1000.1 miles/hour or 869.1 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' 47.5"1000.01 miwest0° 10' 46.1"12.33 misouth999.95 mi
24 hours11° 57' 58.7"824.52 mieast4° 12' 36.6"289.32 misouth870.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Lautoka *Fri 12:50 PM368 km229 miles199 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Nadi *Fri 12:50 PM390 km243 miles211 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Suva *Fri 12:50 PM413 km256 miles223 nmSouth S
Mata-UtuFri 11:50 AM599 km372 miles324 nmEast E
FunafutiFri 11:50 AM658 km409 miles355 nmNorth N
NeiafuFri 12:50 PM938 km583 miles507 nmEast-southeast ESE
PangaiFri 12:50 PM975 km606 miles527 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaFri 12:50 PM1007 km626 miles544 nmSoutheast SE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:50 PM1015 km631 miles548 nmEast E
Apia *Fri 1:50 PM1063 km660 miles574 nmEast E
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