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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 Friday, November 8, 2013 at 21:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 49' South, Longitude: 151° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.10 meters/second, 1598.8 km/hour, 993.4 miles/hour or 863.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.56 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 59' 57.0"993.26 miwest0° 00' 42.9"0.82 misouth993.23 mi
24 hours0° 01' 18.5"1.44 mieast0° 17' 02.3"19.53 misouth19.58 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 8, 2013 at 21:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 15' South, Longitude: 75° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.90 meters/second, 1551.2 km/hour, 963.9 miles/hour or 837.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.07 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 minorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 26' 22.4"963.77 miwest0° 07' 39.7"8.78 minorth964.11 mi
24 hours13° 09' 14.6"878.00 mieast3° 26' 36.3"236.74 minorth915.75 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vaitape (Bora Bora)Fri 11:50 AM35 km22 miles19 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteFri 11:50 AM253 km157 miles137 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaFri 11:50 AM969 km602 miles523 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 10:50 AM1932 km1200 miles1043 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 11:50 AM2153 km1338 miles1163 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Sat 11:50 AM2166 km1346 miles1170 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 10:50 AM2258 km1403 miles1219 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownFri 1:50 PM2433 km1512 miles1314 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaSat 10:50 AM2505 km1557 miles1353 nmWest-southwest WSW
Suva *Sat 10:50 AM3160 km1964 miles1706 nmWest W
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