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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° 44' 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' 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: 137° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.29 meters/second, 1552.7 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"964.51 miwest0° 07' 43.7"8.86 misouth964.26 mi
24 hours13° 49' 48.4"923.79 mieast2° 38' 53.5"182.10 misouth935.60 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 AM185 km115 miles100 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaSun 11:50 AM585 km364 miles316 nmNortheast NE
LuganvilleSun 11:50 AM741 km460 miles400 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KingstonSun 12:20 PM867 km539 miles468 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrisbaneSun 10:50 AM1341 km833 miles724 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraSun 11:50 AM1460 km907 miles789 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Sun 1:50 PM1488 km925 miles804 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sydney *Sun 11:50 AM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmSouthwest SW
Auckland *Sun 1:50 PM1929 km1199 miles1042 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CairnsSun 10:50 AM2062 km1281 miles1113 nmWest-northwest WNW
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