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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 Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 57' South, Longitude: 179° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.06 meters/second, 1605.8 km/hour, 997.8 miles/hour or 867.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.63 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.5"997.66 miwest0° 00' 45.0"0.86 misouth997.63 mi
24 hours0° 00' 42.2"0.78 mieast0° 17' 51.5"20.47 misouth20.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 27' South, Longitude: 144° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.91 meters/second, 1511.7 km/hour, 939.3 miles/hour or 816.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.66 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 23' 48.4"939.10 miwest0° 00' 53.0"1.01 misouth939.06 mi
24 hours14° 27' 37.4"943.25 mieast0° 16' 26.6"18.85 minorth944.23 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Suva *Wed 12:40 PM337 km209 miles182 nmSouthwest SW
Lautoka *Wed 12:40 PM385 km239 miles208 nmWest-southwest WSW
Nadi *Wed 12:40 PM399 km248 miles215 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mata-UtuWed 11:40 AM453 km282 miles245 nmNortheast NE
NeiafuWed 12:40 PM645 km401 miles348 nmEast-southeast ESE
PangaiWed 12:40 PM681 km423 miles368 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaWed 12:40 PM722 km449 miles390 nmSoutheast SE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Wed 1:40 PM807 km502 miles436 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiWed 11:40 AM837 km520 miles452 nmNorth N
Apia *Wed 1:40 PM850 km528 miles459 nmEast-northeast ENE
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