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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 00:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 48' South, Longitude: 164° 27' 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"963.28 miwest0° 00' 23.2"0.45 misouth963.26 mi
24 hours0° 05' 40.6"6.08 mieast0° 09' 07.8"10.47 misouth12.11 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 00:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 04' South, Longitude: 136° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.29 meters/second, 1552.6 km/hour, 964.8 miles/hour or 838.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.08 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 misouth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 26' 23.8"964.57 miwest0° 07' 43.5"8.85 misouth964.32 mi
24 hours13° 49' 50.6"923.89 mieast2° 38' 50.8"182.06 misouth935.68 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaSun 11:50 AM212 km132 miles115 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaSun 11:50 AM605 km376 miles326 nmNortheast NE
LuganvilleSun 11:50 AM752 km467 miles406 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KingstonSun 12:20 PM878 km545 miles474 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrisbaneSun 10:50 AM1316 km818 miles711 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraSun 11:50 AM1450 km901 miles783 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Sun 1:50 PM1516 km942 miles819 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sydney *Sun 11:50 AM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmSouthwest SW
Auckland *Sun 1:50 PM1943 km1207 miles1049 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CairnsSun 10:50 AM2034 km1264 miles1098 nmWest-northwest WNW
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