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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 22:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 47' South, Longitude: 163° 03' 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"963.38 miwest0° 00' 23.3"0.45 misouth963.36 mi
24 hours0° 05' 39.7"6.06 mieast0° 09' 10.1"10.52 misouth12.14 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 22:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 47' South, Longitude: 168° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.95 meters/second, 1555.0 km/hour, 966.2 miles/hour or 839.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.10 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 misouth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 26' 35.3"966.05 miwest0° 07' 54.5"9.06 misouth965.80 mi
24 hours346° 14' 28.4"920.29 miwest2° 44' 01.9"188.00 misouth933.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaSat 12:40 PM345 km214 miles186 nmEast E
AlofiSat 11:40 AM777 km483 miles420 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 11:40 AM1261 km783 miles681 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 12:40 PM1275 km792 miles689 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteSat 12:40 PM1490 km926 miles804 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoSun 11:40 AM1629 km1012 miles879 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Sun 11:40 AM1979 km1230 miles1069 nmWest W
FunafutiSun 10:40 AM2401 km1492 miles1296 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiSun 12:40 PM2689 km1671 miles1452 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Auckland *Sun 11:40 AM2714 km1687 miles1466 nmSouthwest SW
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