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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 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 56' South, Longitude: 175° 11' 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"962.24 miwest0° 00' 22.2"0.43 misouth962.22 mi
24 hours0° 05' 49.4"6.23 mieast0° 08' 44.1"10.02 misouth11.79 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 36' South, Longitude: 170° 18' 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"0.11 misouth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 24' 31.5"950.08 miwest0° 05' 26.4"6.24 misouth949.86 mi
24 hours345° 30' 42.8"955.31 miwest1° 36' 20.2"110.43 misouth957.32 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 PM89 km55 miles48 nmNorth N
PangaiMon 12:30 PM251 km156 miles135 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NeiafuMon 12:30 PM385 km239 miles208 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiSun 12:30 PM635 km394 miles343 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Mon 12:30 PM791 km491 miles427 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nadi *Mon 12:30 PM901 km560 miles486 nmWest-northwest WNW
Lautoka *Mon 12:30 PM909 km565 miles491 nmWest-northwest WNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Mon 1:30 PM960 km597 miles518 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Mon 1:30 PM967 km601 miles522 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Pago PagoSun 12:30 PM972 km604 miles525 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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