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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 = Friday, November 29, 2013 at 11:30:00 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 Friday, November 29, 2013 at 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 38' South, Longitude: 175° 22' West

The ground speed is currently 431.27 meters/second, 1552.6 kilometres/hour, 964.7 miles/hour or 838.3 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"16.08 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miSouth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 59' 46.4"964.35 miWest0° 00' 24.3"0.47 miSouth964.33 mi
24 hours0° 05' 30.2"5.90 miEast0° 09' 34.2"10.98 miSouth12.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 29, 2013 at 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 24' South, Longitude: 143° 34' East

The ground speed is currently 438.94 meters/second, 1580.2 kilometres/hour, 981.9 miles/hour or 853.2 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' 28.6"16.36 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miSouth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 28' 37.4"981.67 miWest0° 09' 27.6"10.84 miSouth981.45 mi
24 hours12° 57' 05.0"878.23 miEast3° 29' 58.4"240.57 miSouth904.84 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
NukualofaSat 12:30 PM57 km35 miles31 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PangaiSat 12:30 PM227 km141 miles122 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NeiafuSat 12:30 PM359 km223 miles194 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiFri 12:30 PM636 km395 miles343 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Sat 12:30 PM757 km470 miles409 nmWest-northwest WNW
Labasa *Sat 12:30 PM799 km496 miles431 nmNorthwest NW
Nadi *Sat 12:30 PM867 km539 miles468 nmWest-northwest WNW
Lautoka *Sat 12:30 PM875 km544 miles472 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mata-UtuSat 11:30 AM925 km575 miles500 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:30 PM934 km581 miles504 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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