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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 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 56' South, Longitude: 177° 40' 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"962.23 miwest0° 00' 22.2"0.43 misouth962.21 mi
24 hours0° 05' 49.4"6.23 mieast0° 08' 43.9"10.01 misouth11.79 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 37' South, Longitude: 167° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.81 meters/second, 1529.3 km/hour, 950.3 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' 30.8"949.98 miwest0° 05' 25.3"6.21 misouth949.77 mi
24 hours345° 30' 28.5"955.49 miwest1° 35' 49.5"109.84 misouth957.45 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NukualofaMon 12:40 PM271 km169 miles147 nmEast-northeast ENE
PangaiMon 12:40 PM418 km260 miles226 nmNortheast NE
NeiafuMon 12:40 PM530 km329 miles286 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Mon 12:40 PM586 km364 miles317 nmNorthwest NW
Nadi *Mon 12:40 PM688 km428 miles372 nmNorthwest NW
Lautoka *Mon 12:40 PM700 km435 miles378 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSun 12:40 PM870 km541 miles470 nmEast-northeast ENE
Apia *Mon 1:40 PM1093 km679 miles590 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiMon 11:40 AM1522 km946 miles822 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaMon 10:40 AM1539 km956 miles831 nmWest-northwest WNW
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