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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 29, 2013 at 22:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 37' South
Longitude: 163° 09' 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"964.45 miwest0° 00' 24.4"0.47 misouth964.43 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 16' South
Longitude: 155° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.17 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' 41.6"982.26 miwest0° 09' 30.1"10.89 misouth982.05 mi
24 hours12° 55' 22.1"876.75 mieast3° 31' 16.2"242.07 misouth903.84 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 PM352 km219 miles190 nmEast E
AlofiFri 11:40 AM762 km474 miles412 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 11:40 AM1251 km777 miles676 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 12:40 PM1256 km781 miles678 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteFri 12:40 PM1494 km928 miles807 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoSat 11:40 AM1609 km1000 miles869 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Sat 11:40 AM1967 km1222 miles1062 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 10:40 AM2383 km1481 miles1287 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiSat 12:40 PM2674 km1662 miles1444 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Auckland *Sat 11:40 AM2720 km1690 miles1468 nmSouthwest SW
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