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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 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 47' South, Longitude: 177° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.79 meters/second, 1550.8 km/hour, 963.6 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"963.27 miwest0° 00' 23.3"0.45 misouth963.25 mi
24 hours0° 05' 40.1"6.07 mieast0° 09' 09.2"10.50 misouth12.12 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 55' South, Longitude: 154° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.65 meters/second, 1553.9 km/hour, 965.6 miles/hour or 839.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.09 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 misouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 26' 30.0"965.31 miwest0° 07' 49.6"8.97 misouth965.06 mi
24 hours13° 47' 29.3"921.87 mieast2° 41' 42.1"185.32 misouth934.30 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NukualofaSun 12:40 PM276 km171 miles149 nmEast-northeast ENE
PangaiSun 12:40 PM418 km260 miles226 nmEast-northeast ENE
NeiafuSun 12:40 PM526 km327 miles284 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Sun 12:40 PM567 km353 miles306 nmNorthwest NW
Levuka *Sun 12:40 PM577 km359 miles312 nmNorthwest NW
Labasa *Sun 12:40 PM665 km413 miles359 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Nadi *Sun 12:40 PM670 km416 miles362 nmNorthwest NW
Lautoka *Sun 12:40 PM682 km424 miles368 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 12:40 PM874 km543 miles472 nmEast-northeast ENE
Apia *Sun 1:40 PM1086 km675 miles586 nmNortheast NE
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