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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° 50' 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"962.23 miwest0° 00' 22.2"0.43 misouth962.21 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° 30' 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' 30.0"949.89 miwest0° 05' 24.1"6.19 misouth949.67 mi
24 hours345° 30' 14.2"955.67 miwest1° 35' 18.8"109.26 misouth957.59 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 PM446 km277 miles241 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaMon 12:50 PM523 km325 miles282 nmEast E
Nadi *Mon 12:50 PM523 km325 miles282 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Lautoka *Mon 12:50 PM540 km336 miles292 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PangaiMon 12:50 PM650 km404 miles351 nmEast-northeast ENE
NeiafuMon 12:50 PM742 km461 miles401 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiSun 12:50 PM1116 km694 miles603 nmEast-northeast ENE
Apia *Mon 1:50 PM1263 km785 miles682 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaMon 10:50 AM1292 km803 miles698 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaMon 10:50 AM1380 km858 miles745 nmWest W
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