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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

UTC time = Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 11:40:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 21' South, Longitude: 179° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.39 meters/second, 1610.6 km/hour, 1000.8 miles/hour or 869.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.68 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.4"1000.58 miWest0° 00' 46.2"0.88 miSouth1000.55 mi
24 hours0° 00' 17.5"0.33 miEast0° 18' 23.0"21.07 miSouth21.07 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 13' South, Longitude: 172° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.57 meters/second, 1542.9 km/hour, 958.7 miles/hour or 833.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.98 miWest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 miSouth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 25' 47.2"958.42 miWest0° 06' 46.8"7.77 miSouth958.18 mi
24 hours13° 57' 40.4"927.31 miEast2° 12' 32.5"151.91 miSouth934.31 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Labasa *Mon 12:40 PM203 km126 miles110 nmSouthwest SW
Levuka *Mon 12:40 PM340 km211 miles183 nmSouthwest SW
Mata-UtuMon 11:40 AM389 km242 miles210 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Mon 12:40 PM406 km252 miles219 nmSouthwest SW
Lautoka *Mon 12:40 PM445 km276 miles240 nmSouthwest SW
Nadi *Mon 12:40 PM460 km286 miles249 nmSouthwest SW
NeiafuMon 12:40 PM656 km408 miles354 nmSoutheast SE
PangaiMon 12:40 PM706 km438 miles381 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaMon 12:40 PM762 km473 miles411 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Mon 1:40 PM763 km474 miles412 nmEast-northeast ENE

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