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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 22:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 47' South, Longitude: 160° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.81 meters/second, 1550.9 km/hour, 963.7 miles/hour or 837.4 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' 45.9"963.32 miwest0° 00' 23.3"0.45 misouth963.30 mi
24 hours0° 05' 39.6"6.06 mieast0° 09' 10.3"10.52 misouth12.14 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 22:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 46' South, Longitude: 170° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.01 meters/second, 1555.2 km/hour, 966.4 miles/hour or 839.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.11 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 misouth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 26' 36.2"966.11 miwest0° 07' 55.4"9.08 misouth965.86 mi
24 hours346° 14' 50.8"919.92 miwest2° 44' 28.1"188.48 misouth932.99 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaSat 12:30 PM79 km49 miles43 nmNortheast NE
AlofiSat 11:30 AM1051 km653 miles567 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteSat 12:30 PM1217 km756 miles657 nmEast-northeast ENE
Apia *Sun 12:30 PM1502 km933 miles811 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaSun 11:30 AM1548 km962 miles836 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 11:30 AM1806 km1122 miles975 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Sun 11:30 AM2264 km1407 miles1222 nmWest W
KiritimatiSun 12:30 PM2635 km1637 miles1423 nmNorth N
FunafutiSun 10:30 AM2642 km1642 miles1427 nmWest-northwest WNW
Chatham Islands *Sun 12:15 PM2887 km1794 miles1559 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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