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Day and Night World Map

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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 22:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 43' South
Longitude: 164° 23' 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"1003.66 miwest0° 00' 47.4"0.91 misouth1003.63 mi
24 hours0° 00' 07.4"0.14 miwest0° 18' 53.4"21.65 misouth21.65 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 22:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 03' South
Longitude: 175° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.53 meters/second, 1593.1 km/hour, 989.9 miles/hour or 860.2 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"0.19 misouth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 29' 20.4"989.80 miwest0° 10' 11.6"11.68 misouth989.64 mi
24 hours347° 24' 15.9"860.47 miwest3° 51' 19.5"265.01 misouth895.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pago PagoFri 11:40 AM683 km424 miles369 nmWest W
AlofiFri 11:40 AM761 km473 miles411 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Sat 12:40 PM803 km499 miles434 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 12:40 PM871 km541 miles470 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoSat 11:40 AM952 km591 miles514 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaSat 11:40 AM1348 km838 miles728 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteFri 12:40 PM1614 km1003 miles872 nmEast-southeast ESE
Suva *Sat 11:40 AM1874 km1165 miles1012 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSat 10:40 AM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSat 12:40 PM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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