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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 Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 21:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 01' South
Longitude: 146° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.11 meters/second, 1613.2 km/hour, 1002.4 miles/hour or 871.1 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.71 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.0"1002.26 miwest0° 00' 46.8"0.90 misouth1002.23 mi
24 hours0° 00' 04.2"0.08 mieast0° 18' 39.4"21.38 misouth21.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 21:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 44' South
Longitude: 155° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.28 meters/second, 1570.6 km/hour, 975.9 miles/hour or 848.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.27 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 27' 40.4"975.78 miwest0° 08' 59.2"10.30 misouth975.54 mi
24 hours13° 16' 08.6"895.35 mieast3° 14' 15.9"222.61 misouth916.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSat 11:30 AM400 km249 miles216 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaSat 11:30 AM1528 km949 miles825 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSat 1:30 PM2075 km1290 miles1121 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiSun 11:30 AM2193 km1363 miles1184 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiSat 10:30 AM2491 km1548 miles1345 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 11:30 AM2686 km1669 miles1450 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 10:30 AM2721 km1691 miles1469 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 10:30 AM3069 km1907 miles1657 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 9:30 AM3665 km2277 miles1979 nmWest-northwest WNW
Suva *Sun 10:30 AM3713 km2307 miles2005 nmWest W
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