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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

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 47' South
Longitude: 178° 03' 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"963.33 miwest0° 00' 23.3"0.45 misouth963.31 mi
24 hours0° 05' 40.1"6.07 mieast0° 09' 09.1"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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 55' South
Longitude: 153° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.64 meters/second, 1553.9 km/hour, 965.6 miles/hour or 839.0 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' 29.9"965.37 miwest0° 07' 49.4"8.97 misouth965.11 mi
24 hours13° 47' 31.6"921.96 mieast2° 41' 39.5"185.28 misouth934.39 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 PM304 km189 miles164 nmEast-northeast ENE
PangaiSun 12:40 PM443 km275 miles239 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Sun 12:40 PM547 km340 miles296 nmNorthwest NW
NeiafuSun 12:40 PM549 km341 miles296 nmNortheast NE
Nadi *Sun 12:40 PM648 km403 miles350 nmNorthwest NW
Lautoka *Sun 12:40 PM661 km410 miles357 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 12:40 PM901 km560 miles486 nmEast-northeast ENE
Apia *Sun 1:40 PM1103 km685 miles596 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaSun 10:40 AM1497 km930 miles808 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiSun 11:40 AM1497 km930 miles808 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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