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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 Friday, November 29, 2013 at 22:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 37' South, Longitude: 162° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.29 meters/second, 1552.6 km/hour, 964.8 miles/hour or 838.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.08 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 59' 46.4"964.39 miwest0° 00' 24.4"0.47 misouth964.37 mi
24 hours0° 05' 29.8"5.89 mieast0° 09' 35.1"10.99 misouth12.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 29, 2013 at 22:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 16' South, Longitude: 155° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.18 meters/second, 1581.0 km/hour, 982.4 miles/hour or 853.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.37 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 28' 41.8"982.20 miwest0° 09' 30.2"10.89 misouth981.99 mi
24 hours12° 55' 19.6"876.65 mieast3° 31' 18.0"242.09 misouth903.76 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaFri 12:40 PM323 km201 miles174 nmEast E
AlofiFri 11:40 AM789 km490 miles426 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Sat 12:40 PM1278 km794 miles690 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaSat 11:40 AM1280 km795 miles691 nmWest W
PapeeteFri 12:40 PM1466 km911 miles792 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoSat 11:40 AM1625 km1010 miles877 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Sat 11:40 AM1996 km1240 miles1078 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 10:40 AM2407 km1495 miles1300 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiSat 12:40 PM2667 km1657 miles1440 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Auckland *Sat 11:40 AM2741 km1703 miles1480 nmSouthwest SW
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