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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Thursday, November 28, 2013 at 11:40:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, November 28, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 28' South, Longitude: 177° 57' West

The ground speed is currently 431.76 meters/second, 1554.3 kilometres/hour, 965.8 miles/hour or 839.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.10 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miSouth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 59' 46.9"965.46 miWest0° 00' 25.4"0.49 miSouth965.43 mi
24 hours0° 05' 20.0"5.73 miEast0° 09' 58.8"11.45 miSouth12.80 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 28, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 26' South, Longitude: 129° 00' East

The ground speed is currently 444.93 meters/second, 1601.7 kilometres/hour, 995.3 miles/hour or 864.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.59 miWest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 miSouth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 30' 29.8"995.12 miWest0° 10' 20.8"11.85 miSouth995.00 mi
24 hours12° 09' 04.2"833.46 miEast3° 59' 22.9"274.20 miSouth873.17 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NukualofaFri 12:40 PM288 km179 miles155 nmEast E
PangaiFri 12:40 PM417 km259 miles225 nmEast-northeast ENE
NeiafuFri 12:40 PM519 km322 miles280 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Fri 12:40 PM529 km329 miles286 nmNorthwest NW
Levuka *Fri 12:40 PM537 km334 miles290 nmNorthwest NW
Labasa *Fri 12:40 PM624 km388 miles337 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Nadi *Fri 12:40 PM633 km393 miles342 nmNorthwest NW
Lautoka *Fri 12:40 PM644 km400 miles348 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiThu 12:40 PM880 km547 miles475 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mata-UtuFri 11:40 AM923 km573 miles498 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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