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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 22:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 01' South
Longitude: 159° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.08 meters/second, 1613.1 km/hour, 1002.3 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"1002.21 miwest0° 00' 46.8"0.90 misouth1002.18 mi
24 hours0° 00' 04.6"0.09 mieast0° 18' 38.9"21.37 misouth21.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 22:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 52' South
Longitude: 167° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.03 meters/second, 1569.7 km/hour, 975.4 miles/hour or 847.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.26 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 27' 36.8"975.22 miwest0° 08' 55.9"10.23 misouth974.99 mi
24 hours13° 17' 35.8"896.54 mieast3° 12' 36.3"220.71 misouth917.28 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaSat 12:20 PM689 km428 miles372 nmSouth S
PapeeteSat 12:20 PM1085 km674 miles586 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiSat 11:20 AM1207 km750 miles652 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 12:20 PM1342 km834 miles725 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 11:20 AM1433 km890 miles774 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 11:20 AM1805 km1121 miles974 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 12:20 PM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmNorth N
Suva *Sun 11:20 AM2392 km1486 miles1291 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSun 10:20 AM2439 km1516 miles1317 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandSat 10:20 AM2524 km1568 miles1363 nmNorthwest NW
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