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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 22:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 42' South, Longitude: 161° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.73 meters/second, 1615.4 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"1003.67 miwest0° 00' 47.4"0.91 misouth1003.64 mi
24 hours0° 00' 07.5"0.14 miwest0° 18' 53.4"21.65 misouth21.65 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 22:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 02' South, Longitude: 177° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.57 meters/second, 1593.2 km/hour, 990.0 miles/hour or 860.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.50 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 29' 21.1"989.89 miwest0° 10' 12.0"11.68 misouth989.73 mi
24 hours347° 24' 33.4"860.20 miwest3° 51' 32.2"265.25 misouth895.15 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaFri 12:30 PM756 km470 miles408 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Pago PagoFri 11:30 AM952 km592 miles514 nmWest W
AlofiFri 11:30 AM982 km610 miles530 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sat 12:30 PM1072 km666 miles579 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 11:30 AM1177 km731 miles636 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteFri 12:30 PM1353 km841 miles731 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaSat 11:30 AM1579 km981 miles853 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSat 12:30 PM1900 km1181 miles1026 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Sat 11:30 AM2136 km1327 miles1154 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSat 10:30 AM2171 km1349 miles1172 nmWest-northwest WNW
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