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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 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 48' South, Longitude: 167° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.77 meters/second, 1550.8 km/hour, 963.6 miles/hour or 837.3 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"963.22 miwest0° 00' 23.2"0.45 misouth963.20 mi
24 hours0° 05' 40.5"6.08 mieast0° 09' 08.1"10.48 misouth12.11 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 03' South, Longitude: 139° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.34 meters/second, 1552.8 km/hour, 964.9 miles/hour or 838.5 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' 24.7"964.63 miwest0° 07' 44.4"8.87 misouth964.38 mi
24 hours13° 49' 28.5"923.52 mieast2° 39' 17.7"182.56 misouth935.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaSun 11:40 AM97 km60 miles52 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaSun 11:40 AM463 km288 miles250 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuganvilleSun 11:40 AM695 km432 miles375 nmNorth N
KingstonSun 12:10 PM807 km502 miles436 nmSouth S
Suva *Sun 1:40 PM1239 km770 miles669 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrisbaneSun 10:40 AM1569 km975 miles847 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraSun 11:40 AM1574 km978 miles850 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Auckland *Sun 1:40 PM1820 km1131 miles983 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaSun 1:40 PM1821 km1132 miles983 nmEast E
FunafutiSun 12:40 PM1951 km1212 miles1054 nmNortheast NE
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