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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 22:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 43' South, Longitude: 164° 06' 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"1003.59 miwest0° 00' 47.4"0.91 misouth1003.57 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 Latitude: 9° 03' South, Longitude: 175° 37' 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"989.74 miwest0° 10' 11.6"11.68 misouth989.58 mi
24 hours347° 24' 17.9"860.38 miwest3° 51' 20.8"265.02 misouth895.24 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 AM713 km443 miles385 nmWest W
AlofiFri 11:40 AM784 km487 miles423 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Sat 12:40 PM833 km518 miles450 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 12:40 PM855 km531 miles462 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 12:40 PM883 km549 miles477 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 11:40 AM976 km606 miles527 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaSat 11:40 AM1373 km853 miles742 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteFri 12:40 PM1585 km985 miles856 nmEast-southeast ESE
Suva *Sat 11:40 AM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSat 10:40 AM1943 km1207 miles1049 nmWest-northwest WNW
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