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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 Monday, November 4, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 39' South
Longitude: 179° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.73 meters/second, 1608.2 km/hour, 999.3 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"999.16 miwest0° 00' 45.5"0.87 misouth999.13 mi
24 hours0° 00' 29.9"0.55 mieast0° 18' 07.4"20.77 misouth20.78 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 4, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 26' South
Longitude: 159° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.80 meters/second, 1522.1 km/hour, 945.8 miles/hour or 821.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.76 miwest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 misouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 24' 26.5"945.56 miwest0° 04' 03.1"4.64 misouth945.38 mi
24 hours14° 22' 22.1"943.29 mieast1° 01' 22.4"70.36 misouth943.07 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Suva *Tue 12:40 PM361 km224 miles195 nmSouthwest SW
Lautoka *Tue 12:40 PM401 km249 miles217 nmWest-southwest WSW
Nadi *Tue 12:40 PM417 km259 miles225 nmSouthwest SW
Mata-UtuTue 11:40 AM433 km269 miles234 nmNortheast NE
NeiafuTue 12:40 PM663 km412 miles358 nmEast-southeast ESE
PangaiTue 12:40 PM704 km437 miles380 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaTue 12:40 PM750 km466 miles405 nmSoutheast SE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Tue 1:40 PM799 km497 miles432 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiTue 11:40 AM804 km500 miles434 nmNorth N
Apia *Tue 1:40 PM843 km524 miles455 nmEast-northeast ENE
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