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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 Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 00:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 47' South, Longitude: 177° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.78 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"963.25 miwest0° 00' 23.3"0.45 misouth963.23 mi
24 hours0° 05' 40.2"6.07 mieast0° 09' 08.7"10.49 misouth12.12 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 00:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 58' South, Longitude: 149° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.55 meters/second, 1553.6 km/hour, 965.3 miles/hour or 838.9 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' 07.7"0.15 misouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 26' 28.3"965.08 miwest0° 07' 47.8"8.94 misouth964.83 mi
24 hours13° 48' 09.1"922.42 mieast2° 40' 54.1"184.40 misouth934.67 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Suva *Sun 1:00 PM423 km263 miles229 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Nadi *Sun 1:00 PM442 km274 miles238 nmNorth N
Lautoka *Sun 1:00 PM464 km288 miles250 nmNorth N
NukualofaSun 1:00 PM788 km489 miles425 nmEast E
PangaiSun 1:00 PM903 km561 miles488 nmEast-northeast ENE
NeiafuSun 1:00 PM981 km610 miles530 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaSun 11:00 AM1036 km644 miles560 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaSun 11:00 AM1114 km692 miles602 nmWest W
AlofiSat 1:00 PM1375 km854 miles742 nmEast E
Apia *Sun 2:00 PM1460 km907 miles788 nmNortheast NE
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