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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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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 22:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 07' South
Longitude: 166° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.40 meters/second, 1596.2 km/hour, 991.9 miles/hour or 861.9 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' 56.4"991.68 miwest0° 00' 42.1"0.81 misouth991.65 mi
24 hours0° 01' 31.5"1.68 mieast0° 16' 44.0"19.18 misouth19.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 22:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 38' South
Longitude: 77° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.20 meters/second, 1577.5 km/hour, 980.2 miles/hour or 851.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.34 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 27' 58.4"980.16 miwest0° 09' 34.8"10.97 minorth980.50 mi
24 hours12° 32' 36.6"849.91 mieast4° 04' 24.6"279.98 minorth900.04 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiSat 11:50 AM394 km245 miles213 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pago PagoSat 11:50 AM523 km325 miles283 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Sun 12:50 PM645 km401 miles348 nmWest-northwest WNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 12:50 PM691 km429 miles373 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuSun 11:50 AM780 km485 miles421 nmWest-southwest WSW
PangaiSun 11:50 AM852 km529 miles460 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaSat 12:50 PM868 km539 miles469 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoSun 11:50 AM982 km610 miles530 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaSun 11:50 AM989 km615 miles534 nmWest-southwest WSW
Suva *Sun 11:50 AM1572 km977 miles849 nmWest W
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