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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 Friday, November 15, 2013 at 23:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 43' South
Longitude: 178° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.40 meters/second, 1581.9 km/hour, 982.9 miles/hour or 854.1 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.38 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.2"982.70 miwest0° 00' 37.4"0.72 misouth982.67 mi
24 hours0° 02' 46.7"3.03 mieast0° 14' 49.6"17.00 misouth17.27 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 15, 2013 at 23:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 21' North
Longitude: 17° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.68 meters/second, 1572.0 km/hour, 976.8 miles/hour or 848.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.28 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 minorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 30' 38.6"976.69 miwest0° 07' 54.1"9.05 minorth976.47 mi
24 hours11° 48' 18.7"794.63 mieast2° 48' 37.5"193.24 minorth812.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Suva *Sat 12:38 PM321 km200 miles174 nmWest W
Nadi *Sat 12:38 PM434 km270 miles234 nmWest-northwest WNW
Lautoka *Sat 12:38 PM436 km271 miles235 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 12:38 PM445 km277 miles240 nmSoutheast SE
PangaiSat 12:38 PM462 km287 miles250 nmEast-southeast ESE
NeiafuSat 12:38 PM486 km302 miles263 nmEast E
Mata-UtuSat 11:38 AM653 km406 miles353 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:38 PM876 km544 miles473 nmNortheast NE
Apia *Sat 1:38 PM907 km564 miles490 nmNortheast NE
AlofiFri 12:38 PM915 km569 miles494 nmEast E
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