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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, November 8, 2013 at 23:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 50' South
Longitude: 169° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.07 meters/second, 1598.6 km/hour, 993.4 miles/hour or 863.2 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"993.18 miwest0° 00' 42.9"0.82 misouth993.15 mi
24 hours0° 01' 19.1"1.46 mieast0° 17' 01.5"19.51 misouth19.57 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 8, 2013 at 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 05' South
Longitude: 93° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.25 meters/second, 1552.5 km/hour, 964.7 miles/hour or 838.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.08 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 26' 27.0"964.56 miwest0° 07' 46.2"8.91 minorth964.89 mi
24 hours13° 07' 23.9"876.59 mieast3° 28' 49.5"239.28 minorth915.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiFri 12:02 PM246 km153 miles133 nmSouth S
Pago PagoFri 12:02 PM299 km186 miles161 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Sat 1:02 PM392 km244 miles212 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:02 PM428 km266 miles231 nmNorthwest NW
NeiafuSat 12:02 PM485 km302 miles262 nmWest-southwest WSW
PangaiSat 12:02 PM582 km361 miles314 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaSat 12:02 PM740 km460 miles400 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSat 12:02 PM840 km522 miles453 nmNorth N
RarotongaFri 1:02 PM1164 km723 miles628 nmEast-southeast ESE
Suva *Sat 12:02 PM1256 km781 miles678 nmWest W
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