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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 20:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 46' South, Longitude: 132° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.85 meters/second, 1551.1 km/hour, 963.8 miles/hour or 837.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.06 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 59' 46.0"963.40 miwest0° 00' 23.5"0.45 misouth963.38 mi
24 hours0° 05' 38.8"6.05 mieast0° 09' 12.3"10.56 misouth12.16 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 20:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 31' South, Longitude: 162° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.57 meters/second, 1557.3 km/hour, 967.6 miles/hour or 840.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.13 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 misouth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 26' 46.0"967.38 miwest0° 08' 04.4"9.25 misouth967.13 mi
24 hours13° 41' 26.7"916.81 mieast2° 48' 43.6"193.36 misouth930.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsSat 11:40 AM270 km168 miles146 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSat 12:40 PM457 km284 miles247 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSat 10:40 AM1821 km1131 miles983 nmWest-northwest WNW
Easter Island *Sat 3:40 PM2446 km1520 miles1321 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaSat 10:40 AM2794 km1736 miles1509 nmWest W
KiritimatiSun 10:40 AM3737 km2322 miles2018 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 9:40 AM3879 km2410 miles2094 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 10:40 AM4214 km2619 miles2275 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 9:40 AM4332 km2692 miles2339 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 9:40 AM4383 km2724 miles2367 nmWest W
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