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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 23:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 02' South
Longitude: 169° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.07 meters/second, 1613.0 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"1002.17 miwest0° 00' 46.8"0.90 misouth1002.14 mi
24 hours0° 00' 05.0"0.09 mieast0° 18' 38.5"21.36 misouth21.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 23:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 58' South
Longitude: 176° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.84 meters/second, 1569.0 km/hour, 974.9 miles/hour or 847.2 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' 33.7"974.78 miwest0° 08' 53.1"10.18 misouth974.54 mi
24 hours13° 18' 45.2"897.49 mieast3° 11' 15.8"219.18 misouth917.82 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 12:00 Noon165 km103 miles89 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Sun 1:00 PM290 km180 miles156 nmWest-northwest WNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 1:00 PM338 km210 miles182 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSat 12:00 Noon449 km279 miles242 nmSouth S
NeiafuSun 12:00 Noon633 km394 miles342 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSun 12:00 Noon658 km409 miles355 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PangaiSun 12:00 Noon747 km464 miles404 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaSun 12:00 Noon914 km568 miles494 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaSat 1:00 PM1226 km762 miles662 nmSoutheast SE
Suva *Sun 12:00 Noon1345 km836 miles726 nmWest-southwest WSW
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