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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 = Monday, November 4, 2013 at 10:40:00 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 Monday, November 4, 2013 at 22:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 39' South, Longitude: 164° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.75 meters/second, 1608.3 km/hour, 999.4 miles/hour or 868.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.66 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.0"999.15 miWest0° 00' 45.5"0.87 miSouth999.12 mi
24 hours0° 00' 29.3"0.54 miEast0° 18' 08.1"20.78 miSouth20.79 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 4, 2013 at 22:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 22' South, Longitude: 144° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.00 meters/second, 1522.8 km/hour, 946.2 miles/hour or 822.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.77 miWest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 miSouth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 24' 29.2"945.93 miWest0° 04' 10.7"4.79 miSouth945.75 mi
24 hours14° 21' 41.2"942.87 miEast1° 04' 35.2"74.04 miSouth942.79 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiMon 11:40 AM725 km450 miles391 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pago PagoMon 11:40 AM727 km452 miles392 nmWest W
RarotongaMon 12:40 PM769 km478 miles415 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Tue 12:40 PM850 km528 miles459 nmWest-northwest WNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Tue 12:40 PM900 km559 miles486 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoTue 11:40 AM1038 km645 miles561 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaTue 11:40 AM1321 km821 miles713 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteMon 12:40 PM1565 km972 miles845 nmEast E
Suva *Tue 11:40 AM1882 km1169 miles1016 nmWest W
FunafutiTue 10:40 AM1981 km1231 miles1069 nmWest-northwest WNW

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