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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° 06' 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"1002.19 miwest0° 00' 46.8"0.90 misouth1002.16 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° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.24 meters/second, 1570.5 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' 39.8"975.61 miwest0° 08' 58.6"10.29 misouth975.37 mi
24 hours13° 16' 24.1"895.50 mieast3° 13' 58.3"222.26 misouth916.65 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 AM283 km176 miles153 nmSouth S
RarotongaSat 11:40 AM1322 km822 miles714 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 11:40 AM2075 km1290 miles1121 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiSat 10:40 AM2259 km1404 miles1220 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSat 1:40 PM2274 km1413 miles1228 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Sun 11:40 AM2447 km1520 miles1321 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 10:40 AM2486 km1545 miles1343 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 10:40 AM2841 km1765 miles1534 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 9:40 AM3450 km2144 miles1863 nmWest-northwest WNW
Suva *Sun 10:40 AM3478 km2161 miles1878 nmWest W
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