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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 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 02' South
Longitude: 179° 23' 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"1002.13 miwest0° 00' 46.8"0.90 misouth1002.10 mi
24 hours0° 00' 05.2"0.10 mieast0° 18' 38.0"21.36 misouth21.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 04' South
Longitude: 173° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.64 meters/second, 1568.3 km/hour, 974.5 miles/hour or 846.8 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' 30.8"974.34 miwest0° 08' 50.2"10.13 misouth974.10 mi
24 hours346° 40' 05.3"898.43 miwest3° 09' 54.5"217.63 misouth918.36 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 11:40 AM397 km247 miles214 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Sun 12:40 PM415 km258 miles224 nmSouthwest SW
Lautoka *Sun 12:40 PM442 km274 miles238 nmSouthwest SW
Nadi *Sun 12:40 PM459 km285 miles248 nmSouthwest SW
NeiafuSun 12:40 PM700 km435 miles378 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiSun 11:40 AM737 km458 miles398 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PangaiSun 12:40 PM751 km467 miles406 nmSoutheast SE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 1:40 PM786 km488 miles424 nmEast E
NukualofaSun 12:40 PM807 km501 miles436 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Sun 1:40 PM831 km517 miles449 nmEast E
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