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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 Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 21:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 06' South, Longitude: 151° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.43 meters/second, 1596.3 km/hour, 991.9 miles/hour or 862.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.53 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 59' 56.5"991.75 miwest0° 00' 42.1"0.81 misouth991.72 mi
24 hours0° 01' 31.0"1.67 mieast0° 16' 44.7"19.20 misouth19.27 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 21:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 48' South, Longitude: 62° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.92 meters/second, 1576.5 km/hour, 979.6 miles/hour or 851.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.33 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 27' 54.6"979.52 miwest0° 09' 31.0"10.90 minorth979.87 mi
24 hours12° 33' 58.0"850.95 mieast4° 03' 14.2"278.64 minorth900.68 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)Sat 11:50 AM66 km41 miles36 nmNorth N
PapeeteSat 11:50 AM242 km151 miles131 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaSat 11:50 AM955 km594 miles516 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSat 10:50 AM1929 km1199 miles1042 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 11:50 AM2172 km1350 miles1173 nmWest W
KiritimatiSun 11:50 AM2184 km1357 miles1179 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoSun 10:50 AM2271 km1411 miles1226 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownSat 1:50 PM2417 km1502 miles1305 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaSun 10:50 AM2500 km1553 miles1350 nmWest-southwest WSW
Suva *Sun 10:50 AM3159 km1963 miles1706 nmWest W
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