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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: 133° 04' 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"963.47 miwest0° 00' 23.5"0.45 misouth963.44 mi
24 hours0° 05' 38.8"6.05 mieast0° 09' 12.3"10.56 misouth12.17 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° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.56 meters/second, 1557.2 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' 45.9"967.43 miwest0° 08' 04.2"9.25 misouth967.18 mi
24 hours13° 41' 29.1"916.91 mieast2° 48' 41.0"193.33 misouth931.00 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 AM247 km153 miles133 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSat 12:40 PM474 km295 miles256 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSat 10:40 AM1792 km1114 miles968 nmWest-northwest WNW
Easter Island *Sat 3:40 PM2473 km1537 miles1335 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaSat 10:40 AM2766 km1718 miles1493 nmWest W
KiritimatiSun 10:40 AM3716 km2309 miles2006 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 9:40 AM3850 km2392 miles2079 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 10:40 AM4185 km2601 miles2260 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 9:40 AM4304 km2674 miles2324 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 9:40 AM4355 km2706 miles2351 nmWest W
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