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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 21:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 01' South, Longitude: 151° 53' 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"1002.24 miwest0° 00' 46.8"0.90 misouth1002.21 mi
24 hours0° 00' 04.3"0.08 mieast0° 18' 39.2"21.38 misouth21.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 21:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 47' South, Longitude: 160° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.18 meters/second, 1570.3 km/hour, 975.7 miles/hour or 847.9 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' 39.0"975.55 miwest0° 08' 57.9"10.27 misouth975.32 mi
24 hours13° 16' 43.6"895.83 mieast3° 13' 36.2"221.86 misouth916.87 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vaitape (Bora Bora)Sat 11:50 AM166 km103 miles89 nmSouth S
PapeeteSat 11:50 AM373 km232 miles201 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaSat 11:50 AM1082 km672 miles584 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSun 11:50 AM1961 km1219 miles1059 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiSat 10:50 AM1970 km1224 miles1064 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 11:50 AM2148 km1335 miles1160 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 10:50 AM2195 km1364 miles1185 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownSat 1:50 PM2531 km1572 miles1366 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaSun 10:50 AM2557 km1589 miles1380 nmWest-southwest WSW
Suva *Sun 10:50 AM3184 km1979 miles1719 nmWest W
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