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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 Friday, November 1, 2013 at 21:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 42' South, Longitude: 149° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.76 meters/second, 1615.5 km/hour, 1003.8 miles/hour or 872.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.73 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.6"1003.72 miwest0° 00' 47.4"0.91 misouth1003.69 mi
24 hours0° 00' 07.9"0.15 miwest0° 18' 54.0"21.66 misouth21.66 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 21:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 53' South, Longitude: 170° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.77 meters/second, 1594.0 km/hour, 990.4 miles/hour or 860.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.51 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 29' 24.5"990.35 miwest0° 10' 13.8"11.72 misouth990.18 mi
24 hours12° 33' 59.2"858.88 mieast3° 52' 34.7"266.45 misouth894.30 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 11:40 AM315 km195 miles170 nmSouth S
RarotongaFri 11:40 AM1317 km818 miles711 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSat 11:40 AM2031 km1262 miles1097 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiFri 10:40 AM2239 km1391 miles1209 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownFri 1:40 PM2318 km1440 miles1252 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Sat 11:40 AM2417 km1502 miles1305 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 10:40 AM2450 km1522 miles1323 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 10:40 AM2823 km1754 miles1524 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandFri 9:40 AM3408 km2118 miles1840 nmWest-northwest WNW
Suva *Sat 10:40 AM3455 km2147 miles1866 nmWest W
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