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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 22:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 43' South, Longitude: 166° 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' 00.5"1003.65 miwest0° 00' 47.4"0.91 misouth1003.62 mi
24 hours0° 00' 07.2"0.14 miwest0° 18' 53.3"21.65 misouth21.65 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 22:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 05' South, Longitude: 172° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.49 meters/second, 1593.0 km/hour, 989.8 miles/hour or 860.1 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' 19.7"989.71 miwest0° 10' 11.2"11.67 misouth989.54 mi
24 hours347° 23' 58.5"860.73 miwest3° 51' 06.8"264.77 misouth895.49 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 11:50 AM415 km258 miles224 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 12:50 PM537 km333 miles290 nmWest W
AlofiFri 11:50 AM579 km360 miles313 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 12:50 PM586 km364 miles317 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 11:50 AM758 km471 miles409 nmNorthwest NW
NeiafuSat 11:50 AM874 km543 miles472 nmWest-southwest WSW
PangaiSat 11:50 AM974 km605 miles526 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaFri 12:50 PM1042 km648 miles563 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaSat 11:50 AM1132 km703 miles611 nmSouthwest SW
Suva *Sat 11:50 AM1614 km1003 miles871 nmWest-southwest WSW
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