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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° 57' 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"962.30 miwest0° 00' 22.2"0.43 misouth962.28 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° 38' 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' 30.7"950.04 miwest0° 05' 25.2"6.21 misouth949.82 mi
24 hours345° 30' 26.9"955.58 miwest1° 35' 46.1"109.79 misouth957.54 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 PM299 km186 miles161 nmEast-northeast ENE
PangaiMon 12:40 PM443 km275 miles239 nmEast-northeast ENE
NeiafuMon 12:40 PM552 km343 miles298 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Mon 12:40 PM566 km352 miles306 nmNorthwest NW
Nadi *Mon 12:40 PM667 km414 miles360 nmNorthwest NW
Lautoka *Mon 12:40 PM679 km422 miles367 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSun 12:40 PM897 km557 miles484 nmEast-northeast ENE
Apia *Mon 1:40 PM1111 km690 miles600 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaMon 10:40 AM1511 km939 miles816 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiMon 11:40 AM1516 km942 miles818 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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