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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 Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 38' South, Longitude: 167° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.25 meters/second, 1552.5 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"964.30 miwest0° 00' 24.3"0.47 misouth964.27 mi
24 hours0° 05' 30.7"5.91 mieast0° 09' 33.1"10.95 misouth12.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 35' South, Longitude: 126° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.60 meters/second, 1579.0 km/hour, 981.1 miles/hour or 852.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.35 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 misouth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 28' 31.4"980.92 miwest0° 09' 24.0"10.77 misouth980.70 mi
24 hours12° 59' 32.6"880.44 mieast3° 28' 04.9"238.41 misouth906.35 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaSat 11:40 AM100 km62 miles54 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaSat 11:40 AM449 km279 miles242 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuganvilleSat 11:40 AM677 km421 miles366 nmNorth N
KingstonSat 12:10 PM826 km513 miles446 nmSouth S
Suva *Sat 1:40 PM1243 km772 miles671 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraSat 11:40 AM1554 km966 miles839 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneSat 10:40 AM1568 km974 miles847 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaSat 1:40 PM1831 km1138 miles989 nmEast E
Auckland *Sat 1:40 PM1840 km1143 miles994 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiSat 12:40 PM1945 km1208 miles1050 nmNortheast NE
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