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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 21:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 46' South
Longitude: 148° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.83 meters/second, 1551.0 km/hour, 963.7 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"963.42 miwest0° 00' 23.5"0.45 misouth963.40 mi
24 hours0° 05' 39.3"6.06 mieast0° 09' 11.2"10.54 misouth12.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 21:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 39' South
Longitude: 177° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.26 meters/second, 1556.1 km/hour, 966.9 miles/hour or 840.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.12 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 misouth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 26' 40.6"966.74 miwest0° 07' 59.3"9.16 misouth966.49 mi
24 hours13° 43' 30.6"918.61 mieast2° 46' 22.4"190.68 misouth932.14 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSat 11:40 AM495 km308 miles267 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaSat 11:40 AM1216 km755 miles656 nmWest W
AdamstownSat 1:40 PM1869 km1162 miles1009 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiSat 10:40 AM2300 km1429 miles1242 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 11:40 AM2659 km1652 miles1436 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSun 11:40 AM2803 km1742 miles1514 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaSun 10:40 AM2811 km1747 miles1518 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 10:40 AM2834 km1761 miles1530 nmWest-northwest WNW
Suva *Sun 10:40 AM3525 km2190 miles1903 nmWest W
Chatham Islands *Sun 11:25 AM3599 km2236 miles1943 nmSouthwest SW
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