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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 23:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 43' South, Longitude: 174° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.71 meters/second, 1615.4 km/hour, 1003.7 miles/hour or 872.2 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"1003.55 miwest0° 00' 47.4"0.91 misouth1003.52 mi
24 hours0° 00' 07.1"0.13 miwest0° 18' 53.0"21.64 misouth21.64 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 10' South, Longitude: 165° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.37 meters/second, 1592.5 km/hour, 989.6 miles/hour or 859.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.49 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 misouth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 29' 17.7"989.38 miwest0° 10' 10.1"11.65 misouth989.21 mi
24 hours12° 36' 52.0"861.44 mieast3° 50' 29.8"264.05 misouth895.92 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:20 PM230 km143 miles124 nmEast-northeast ENE
Apia *Sat 1:20 PM270 km168 miles146 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mata-UtuSat 11:20 AM273 km170 miles147 nmNorthwest NW
Pago PagoFri 12:20 PM370 km230 miles200 nmEast E
NeiafuSat 12:20 PM435 km271 miles235 nmSouth S
PangaiSat 12:20 PM564 km351 miles305 nmSouth S
AlofiFri 12:20 PM654 km407 miles353 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoSat 12:20 PM669 km416 miles361 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaSat 12:20 PM720 km447 miles389 nmSouth S
Suva *Sat 12:20 PM883 km549 miles477 nmWest-southwest WSW
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