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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 23:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 43' South
Longitude: 174° 23' 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"1003.62 miwest0° 00' 47.4"0.91 misouth1003.59 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 10' South
Longitude: 165° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.37 meters/second, 1592.5 km/hour, 989.5 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' 17.5"989.44 miwest0° 10' 10.0"11.65 misouth989.27 mi
24 hours12° 36' 54.0"861.52 mieast3° 50' 28.3"264.04 misouth896.00 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mata-UtuSat 11:20 AM249 km155 miles134 nmNorthwest NW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:20 PM257 km160 miles139 nmEast-northeast ENE
Apia *Sat 1:20 PM298 km185 miles161 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pago PagoFri 12:20 PM400 km248 miles216 nmEast E
NeiafuSat 12:20 PM437 km272 miles236 nmSouth S
PangaiSat 12:20 PM564 km350 miles304 nmSouth S
AlofiFri 12:20 PM675 km419 miles365 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoSat 12:20 PM684 km425 miles369 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaSat 12:20 PM715 km445 miles386 nmSouth S
Suva *Sat 12:20 PM856 km532 miles462 nmWest-southwest WSW
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