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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 56' South
Longitude: 175° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.33 meters/second, 1549.2 km/hour, 962.6 miles/hour or 836.5 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.04 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.6"962.31 miwest0° 00' 22.2"0.43 misouth962.29 mi
24 hours0° 05' 49.4"6.23 mieast0° 08' 43.9"10.02 misouth11.80 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 36' South
Longitude: 170° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.85 meters/second, 1529.5 km/hour, 950.4 miles/hour or 825.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.84 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.10 misouth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 24' 31.4"950.13 miwest0° 05' 26.3"6.23 misouth949.92 mi
24 hours345° 30' 41.2"955.39 miwest1° 36' 16.8"110.37 misouth957.40 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NukualofaMon 12:30 PM93 km58 miles50 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PangaiMon 12:30 PM262 km163 miles141 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NeiafuMon 12:30 PM395 km245 miles213 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiSun 12:30 PM660 km410 miles356 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Mon 12:30 PM766 km476 miles414 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nadi *Mon 12:30 PM876 km544 miles473 nmWest-northwest WNW
Lautoka *Mon 12:30 PM884 km549 miles477 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Mon 1:30 PM978 km608 miles528 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Pago PagoSun 12:30 PM987 km613 miles533 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoMon 12:30 PM1463 km909 miles790 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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