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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: 166° 57' 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"963.29 miwest0° 00' 23.2"0.45 misouth963.27 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° 24' 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' 24.6"964.68 miwest0° 07' 44.4"8.87 misouth964.43 mi
24 hours13° 49' 30.8"923.61 mieast2° 39' 15.0"182.52 misouth935.50 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 AM74 km46 miles40 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaSun 11:40 AM471 km293 miles255 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuganvilleSun 11:40 AM695 km432 miles375 nmNorth N
KingstonSun 12:10 PM810 km504 miles438 nmSouth S
Suva *Sun 1:40 PM1266 km787 miles684 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrisbaneSun 10:40 AM1543 km959 miles833 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraSun 11:40 AM1560 km969 miles842 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Auckland *Sun 1:40 PM1831 km1138 miles989 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaSun 1:40 PM1850 km1149 miles999 nmEast E
FunafutiSun 12:40 PM1971 km1225 miles1064 nmNortheast NE
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