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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 22:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 01' South, Longitude: 161° 53' 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"1002.20 miwest0° 00' 46.8"0.90 misouth1002.17 mi
24 hours0° 00' 04.6"0.09 mieast0° 18' 38.7"21.37 misouth21.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 22:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 53' South, Longitude: 169° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.98 meters/second, 1569.5 km/hour, 975.3 miles/hour or 847.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.25 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 27' 36.0"975.11 miwest0° 08' 55.2"10.22 misouth974.88 mi
24 hours13° 17' 53.2"896.78 mieast3° 12' 16.3"220.33 misouth917.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaSat 12:30 PM722 km449 miles390 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Pago PagoSat 11:30 AM954 km593 miles515 nmWest W
AlofiSat 11:30 AM964 km599 miles521 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 12:30 PM1074 km668 miles580 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 11:30 AM1194 km742 miles645 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteSat 12:30 PM1345 km836 miles726 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaSun 11:30 AM1563 km971 miles844 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 12:30 PM1934 km1202 miles1044 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Sun 11:30 AM2129 km1323 miles1149 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSun 10:30 AM2181 km1355 miles1178 nmWest-northwest WNW
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