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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 22:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 02' South
Longitude: 166° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.07 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"1002.18 miwest0° 00' 46.8"0.90 misouth1002.15 mi
24 hours0° 00' 04.9"0.09 mieast0° 18' 38.6"21.37 misouth21.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 22:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 56' South
Longitude: 174° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.89 meters/second, 1569.2 km/hour, 975.0 miles/hour or 847.3 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' 08.8"0.17 misouth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 27' 34.4"974.89 miwest0° 08' 53.8"10.19 misouth974.65 mi
24 hours13° 18' 28.0"897.25 mieast3° 11' 36.1"219.56 misouth917.69 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pago PagoSat 11:50 AM420 km261 miles227 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 12:50 PM543 km338 miles293 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSat 11:50 AM550 km342 miles297 nmSouthwest SW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 12:50 PM593 km369 miles320 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSun 11:50 AM785 km488 miles424 nmNorthwest NW
NeiafuSun 11:50 AM856 km532 miles462 nmWest-southwest WSW
PangaiSun 11:50 AM954 km593 miles515 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaSat 12:50 PM1018 km633 miles550 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaSun 11:50 AM1110 km689 miles599 nmSouthwest SW
Suva *Sun 11:50 AM1605 km997 miles866 nmWest-southwest WSW
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