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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 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 38' South
Longitude: 175° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.27 meters/second, 1552.6 km/hour, 964.7 miles/hour or 838.3 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"964.42 miwest0° 00' 24.3"0.47 misouth964.39 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 24' South
Longitude: 143° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.93 meters/second, 1580.2 km/hour, 981.9 miles/hour or 853.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.36 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 28' 37.3"981.72 miwest0° 09' 27.6"10.84 misouth981.51 mi
24 hours12° 57' 07.2"878.33 mieast3° 29' 56.7"240.56 misouth904.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NukualofaSat 12:30 PM71 km44 miles38 nmNortheast NE
PangaiSat 12:30 PM242 km150 miles130 nmNortheast NE
NeiafuSat 12:30 PM372 km231 miles201 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiFri 12:30 PM662 km411 miles358 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Sat 12:30 PM732 km455 miles395 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nadi *Sat 12:30 PM842 km523 miles455 nmWest-northwest WNW
Lautoka *Sat 12:30 PM850 km528 miles459 nmWest-northwest WNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:30 PM945 km587 miles510 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Sat 1:30 PM955 km593 miles516 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Pago PagoFri 12:30 PM968 km601 miles523 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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