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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 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 43' South
Longitude: 179° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.70 meters/second, 1615.3 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"1003.60 miwest0° 00' 47.4"0.91 misouth1003.57 mi
24 hours0° 00' 06.8"0.13 miwest0° 18' 52.7"21.64 misouth21.64 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 14' South
Longitude: 160° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.28 meters/second, 1592.2 km/hour, 989.4 miles/hour or 859.7 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' 16.1"989.25 miwest0° 10' 09.2"11.63 misouth989.08 mi
24 hours12° 37' 29.1"862.05 mieast3° 50' 02.4"263.54 misouth896.34 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 11:40 AM381 km237 miles206 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Sat 12:40 PM444 km276 miles240 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Lautoka *Sat 12:40 PM465 km289 miles251 nmSouthwest SW
Nadi *Sat 12:40 PM483 km300 miles261 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSat 11:40 AM703 km437 miles380 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NeiafuSat 12:40 PM721 km448 miles389 nmSoutheast SE
PangaiSat 12:40 PM776 km482 miles419 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Sat 1:40 PM827 km514 miles446 nmEast E
NukualofaSat 12:40 PM836 km520 miles452 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Pago PagoFri 12:40 PM937 km582 miles506 nmEast E
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