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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 Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 23:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 33' South, Longitude: 177° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.72 meters/second, 1601.0 km/hour, 994.8 miles/hour or 864.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.58 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 59' 57.4"994.59 miwest0° 00' 43.5"0.83 misouth994.56 mi
24 hours0° 01' 06.9"1.23 mieast0° 17' 18.4"19.83 misouth19.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 23:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 40' South, Longitude: 113° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.93 meters/second, 1529.7 km/hour, 950.5 miles/hour or 826.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.84 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 minorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 25' 02.2"950.32 miwest0° 05' 21.0"6.13 minorth950.57 mi
24 hours13° 43' 02.0"904.20 mieast2° 37' 59.6"181.07 minorth928.29 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mata-UtuFri 11:32 AM372 km231 miles201 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NeiafuFri 12:32 PM401 km249 miles217 nmSoutheast SE
PangaiFri 12:32 PM461 km287 miles249 nmSoutheast SE
Suva *Fri 12:32 PM511 km318 miles276 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaFri 12:32 PM544 km338 miles294 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Lautoka *Fri 12:32 PM595 km370 miles321 nmWest-southwest WSW
Nadi *Fri 12:32 PM604 km375 miles326 nmWest-southwest WSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:32 PM606 km377 miles327 nmEast-northeast ENE
Apia *Fri 1:32 PM643 km399 miles347 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pago PagoThu 12:32 PM728 km452 miles393 nmEast-northeast ENE
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