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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 23:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 02' South, Longitude: 178° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.04 meters/second, 1613.0 km/hour, 1002.2 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"16.70 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.0"1002.05 miwest0° 00' 46.8"0.90 misouth1002.02 mi
24 hours0° 00' 05.3"0.10 mieast0° 18' 37.9"21.35 misouth21.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 23:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 05' South, Longitude: 171° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.59 meters/second, 1568.1 km/hour, 974.4 miles/hour or 846.7 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' 30.1"974.17 miwest0° 08' 49.7"10.11 misouth973.93 mi
24 hours346° 39' 50.0"898.57 miwest3° 09' 36.3"217.26 misouth918.42 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Lautoka *Sun 12:50 PM301 km187 miles163 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Nadi *Sun 12:50 PM323 km201 miles175 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Suva *Sun 12:50 PM343 km213 miles185 nmSouth S
Mata-UtuSun 11:50 AM618 km384 miles333 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiSun 11:50 AM727 km452 miles393 nmNorth N
NeiafuSun 12:50 PM905 km562 miles489 nmEast-southeast ESE
PangaiSun 12:50 PM934 km580 miles504 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaSun 12:50 PM956 km594 miles516 nmSoutheast SE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 1:50 PM1022 km635 miles552 nmEast E
Apia *Sun 1:50 PM1068 km664 miles577 nmEast E
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