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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 12:30:00 AM.

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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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 44' East

The ground speed is currently 430.77 meters/second, 1550.8 kilometres/hour, 963.6 miles/hour or 837.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"963.23 miWest0° 00' 23.2"0.45 miSouth963.21 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: 142° 05' East

The ground speed is currently 431.40 meters/second, 1553.0 kilometres/hour, 965.0 miles/hour or 838.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 25.7"964.74 miWest0° 07' 45.3"8.89 miSouth964.49 mi
24 hours13° 49' 08.7"923.24 miEast2° 39' 41.9"183.02 miSouth935.23 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaSun 11:30 AM344 km214 miles186 nmWest W
Port VilaSun 11:30 AM472 km294 miles255 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuganvilleSun 11:30 AM745 km463 miles402 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KingstonSun 12:00 Noon824 km512 miles445 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Nadi *Sun 1:30 PM918 km570 miles496 nmEast-northeast ENE
Lautoka *Sun 1:30 PM932 km579 miles504 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Sun 1:30 PM995 km619 miles537 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaSun 1:30 PM1563 km971 miles844 nmEast E
HoniaraSun 11:30 AM1722 km1070 miles930 nmNorthwest NW
Auckland *Sun 1:30 PM1738 km1080 miles939 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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