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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 Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 21:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 01' South, Longitude: 149° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.10 meters/second, 1613.2 km/hour, 1002.4 miles/hour or 871.0 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"1002.25 miwest0° 00' 46.8"0.90 misouth1002.22 mi
24 hours0° 00' 04.2"0.08 mieast0° 18' 39.3"21.38 misouth21.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 21:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 46' South, Longitude: 157° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.23 meters/second, 1570.4 km/hour, 975.8 miles/hour or 848.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.26 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 27' 39.7"975.66 miwest0° 08' 58.6"10.29 misouth975.43 mi
24 hours13° 16' 26.1"895.59 mieast3° 13' 56.1"222.24 misouth916.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSat 11:40 AM280 km174 miles151 nmSouth S
RarotongaSat 11:40 AM1297 km806 miles700 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 11:40 AM2062 km1281 miles1113 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiSat 10:40 AM2230 km1386 miles1204 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSat 1:40 PM2300 km1429 miles1242 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Sun 11:40 AM2417 km1502 miles1305 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 10:40 AM2457 km1527 miles1327 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 10:40 AM2812 km1747 miles1518 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 9:40 AM3423 km2127 miles1848 nmWest-northwest WNW
Suva *Sun 10:40 AM3449 km2143 miles1862 nmWest W
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