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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 23:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 02' South, Longitude: 171° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.06 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"1002.16 miwest0° 00' 46.8"0.90 misouth1002.13 mi
24 hours0° 00' 05.1"0.09 mieast0° 18' 38.3"21.36 misouth21.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 23:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 59' South, Longitude: 179° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.79 meters/second, 1568.8 km/hour, 974.8 miles/hour or 847.1 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' 32.9"974.67 miwest0° 08' 52.3"10.17 misouth974.43 mi
24 hours13° 19' 02.6"897.72 mieast3° 10' 55.5"218.79 misouth917.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Apia *Sun 1:10 PM133 km83 miles72 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 1:10 PM148 km92 miles80 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Pago PagoSat 12:10 PM153 km95 miles83 nmEast-northeast ENE
NeiafuSun 12:10 PM459 km285 miles248 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiSat 12:10 PM491 km305 miles265 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Mata-UtuSun 11:10 AM501 km311 miles270 nmWest-northwest WNW
PangaiSun 12:10 PM590 km367 miles319 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSun 12:10 PM631 km392 miles341 nmNorth N
NukualofaSun 12:10 PM761 km473 miles411 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Suva *Sun 12:10 PM1090 km677 miles588 nmWest-southwest WSW
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