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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

UTC time = Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 10:40:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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: 162° 46' 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"963.31 miWest0° 00' 23.3"0.45 miSouth963.29 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° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.96 meters/second, 1555.0 km/hour, 966.3 miles/hour or 839.7 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' 08.0"0.15 miSouth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 26' 35.3"966.00 miWest0° 07' 54.5"9.06 miSouth965.75 mi
24 hours346° 14' 30.7"920.20 miWest2° 44' 04.6"188.03 miSouth933.18 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 PM316 km197 miles171 nmEast E
AlofiSat 11:40 AM804 km500 miles434 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 11:40 AM1290 km801 miles696 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 12:40 PM1297 km806 miles700 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteSat 12:40 PM1462 km909 miles790 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoSun 11:40 AM1644 km1021 miles887 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Sun 11:40 AM2008 km1247 miles1084 nmWest W
FunafutiSun 10:40 AM2426 km1507 miles1310 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiSun 12:40 PM2682 km1666 miles1448 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Auckland *Sun 11:40 AM2736 km1700 miles1477 nmSouthwest SW

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