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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 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 47' South, Longitude: 169° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.77 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"963.30 miwest0° 00' 23.2"0.45 misouth963.28 mi
24 hours0° 05' 40.4"6.08 mieast0° 09' 08.3"10.48 misouth12.11 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 02' South, Longitude: 141° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.39 meters/second, 1553.0 km/hour, 965.0 miles/hour or 838.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.08 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 misouth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 26' 25.6"964.80 miwest0° 07' 45.3"8.89 misouth964.54 mi
24 hours13° 49' 10.9"923.34 mieast2° 39' 39.2"182.98 misouth935.31 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaSun 11:30 AM315 km196 miles170 nmWest W
Port VilaSun 11:30 AM465 km289 miles251 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuganvilleSun 11:30 AM735 km457 miles397 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KingstonSun 12:00 Noon818 km508 miles442 nmSouth S
Nadi *Sun 1:30 PM944 km586 miles509 nmEast-northeast ENE
Lautoka *Sun 1:30 PM958 km595 miles517 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Sun 1:30 PM1022 km635 miles552 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaSun 1:30 PM1591 km989 miles859 nmEast E
HoniaraSun 11:30 AM1704 km1059 miles920 nmNorthwest NW
Auckland *Sun 1:30 PM1746 km1085 miles943 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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