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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 23:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 02' South
Longitude: 174° 23' 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"1002.15 miwest0° 00' 46.8"0.90 misouth1002.12 mi
24 hours0° 00' 05.1"0.10 mieast0° 18' 38.3"21.36 misouth21.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 01' South
Longitude: 178° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.74 meters/second, 1568.7 km/hour, 974.7 miles/hour or 847.0 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' 32.2"974.56 miwest0° 08' 51.6"10.15 misouth974.32 mi
24 hours346° 40' 40.0"897.96 miwest3° 10' 35.3"218.40 misouth918.09 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mata-UtuSun 11:20 AM272 km169 miles147 nmNorthwest NW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 1:20 PM274 km170 miles148 nmEast-northeast ENE
Apia *Sun 1:20 PM311 km193 miles168 nmEast-northeast ENE
NeiafuSun 12:20 PM403 km250 miles217 nmSouth S
Pago PagoSat 12:20 PM406 km252 miles219 nmEast-northeast ENE
PangaiSun 12:20 PM529 km329 miles285 nmSouth S
AlofiSat 12:20 PM651 km404 miles351 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaSun 12:20 PM681 km423 miles368 nmSouth S
FakaofoSun 12:20 PM714 km444 miles386 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Sun 12:20 PM841 km522 miles454 nmWest-southwest WSW
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