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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 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 02' South
Longitude: 176° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.05 meters/second, 1613.0 km/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 870.9 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"1002.14 miwest0° 00' 46.8"0.90 misouth1002.11 mi
24 hours0° 00' 05.1"0.10 mieast0° 18' 38.2"21.36 misouth21.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 02' South
Longitude: 175° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.69 meters/second, 1568.5 km/hour, 974.6 miles/hour or 846.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.24 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 misouth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 27' 31.5"974.45 miwest0° 08' 50.9"10.14 misouth974.21 mi
24 hours346° 40' 22.6"898.19 miwest3° 10' 15.0"218.01 misouth918.23 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 11:30 AM207 km129 miles112 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NeiafuSun 12:30 PM505 km314 miles273 nmSoutheast SE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 1:30 PM523 km325 miles282 nmEast-northeast ENE
Apia *Sun 1:30 PM567 km352 miles306 nmEast-northeast ENE
PangaiSun 12:30 PM593 km368 miles320 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Suva *Sun 12:30 PM607 km377 miles328 nmSouthwest SW
Lautoka *Sun 12:30 PM669 km415 miles361 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pago PagoSat 12:30 PM671 km417 miles362 nmEast E
Nadi *Sun 12:30 PM682 km424 miles368 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaSun 12:30 PM698 km434 miles377 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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