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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 23:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 56' South, Longitude: 179° 33' East

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"962.29 miwest0° 00' 22.2"0.43 misouth962.27 mi
24 hours0° 05' 49.6"6.23 mieast0° 08' 43.7"10.01 misouth11.79 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 23:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 38' South, Longitude: 165° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.77 meters/second, 1529.2 km/hour, 950.2 miles/hour or 825.7 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' 29.9"949.95 miwest0° 05' 24.0"6.19 misouth949.73 mi
24 hours14° 29' 47.3"955.76 mieast1° 35' 15.3"109.20 misouth957.67 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Suva *Mon 12:50 PM437 km272 miles236 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Nadi *Mon 12:50 PM510 km317 miles275 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Lautoka *Mon 12:50 PM527 km328 miles285 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaMon 12:50 PM551 km343 miles298 nmEast E
PangaiMon 12:50 PM677 km421 miles366 nmEast-northeast ENE
NeiafuMon 12:50 PM767 km477 miles414 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiSun 12:50 PM1144 km711 miles618 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaMon 10:50 AM1265 km786 miles683 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Mon 1:50 PM1284 km798 miles694 nmNortheast NE
NoumeaMon 10:50 AM1352 km840 miles730 nmWest W
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