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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 22:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 06' South, Longitude: 154° 18' 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"991.74 miwest0° 00' 42.1"0.81 misouth991.71 mi
24 hours0° 01' 31.1"1.67 mieast0° 16' 44.7"19.19 misouth19.27 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 22:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 46' South, Longitude: 65° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.96 meters/second, 1576.7 km/hour, 979.7 miles/hour or 851.3 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' 55.2"979.63 miwest0° 09' 31.5"10.92 minorth979.97 mi
24 hours12° 33' 44.4"850.78 mieast4° 03' 26.0"278.87 minorth900.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSat 12:00 Noon506 km314 miles273 nmEast E
RarotongaSat 12:00 Noon735 km457 miles397 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiSat 11:00 AM1667 km1036 miles900 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 12:00 Noon1908 km1186 miles1030 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 11:00 AM2023 km1257 miles1092 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSun 12:00 Noon2124 km1320 miles1147 nmNorth N
NukualofaSun 11:00 AM2242 km1393 miles1211 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSat 2:00 PM2660 km1653 miles1436 nmEast-southeast ESE
Suva *Sun 11:00 AM2894 km1798 miles1563 nmWest W
FunafutiSun 10:00 AM3024 km1879 miles1633 nmWest-northwest WNW
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