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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° 01' 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"991.67 miwest0° 00' 42.1"0.81 misouth991.64 mi
24 hours0° 01' 31.0"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° 47' South, Longitude: 64° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.96 meters/second, 1576.6 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"979.55 miwest0° 09' 31.5"10.91 minorth979.89 mi
24 hours12° 33' 45.9"850.74 mieast4° 03' 24.7"278.82 minorth900.52 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 Noon476 km296 miles257 nmEast E
RarotongaSat 12:00 Noon759 km471 miles410 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiSat 11:00 AM1696 km1054 miles916 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 12:00 Noon1938 km1204 miles1046 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 11:00 AM2050 km1274 miles1107 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSun 12:00 Noon2129 km1323 miles1150 nmNorth N
NukualofaSun 11:00 AM2271 km1411 miles1226 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSat 2:00 PM2632 km1636 miles1421 nmEast-southeast ESE
Suva *Sun 11:00 AM2924 km1817 miles1579 nmWest W
FunafutiSun 10:00 AM3052 km1897 miles1648 nmWest-northwest WNW
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