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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Monday, December 2, 2013 at 12:40:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, December 2, 2013 at 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 57' South, Longitude: 167° 20' East

The ground speed is currently 430.31 meters/second, 1549.1 kilometres/hour, 962.6 miles/hour or 836.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"962.19 miWest0° 00' 22.2"0.43 miSouth962.17 mi
24 hours0° 05' 49.9"6.24 miEast0° 08' 42.8"9.99 miSouth11.78 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 2, 2013 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 42' South, Longitude: 153° 30' East

The ground speed is currently 424.56 meters/second, 1528.4 kilometres/hour, 949.7 miles/hour or 825.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.83 miWest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 miSouth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 24' 26.4"949.43 miWest0° 05' 18.3"6.08 miSouth949.21 mi
24 hours14° 30' 56.3"956.56 miEast1° 32' 44.9"106.32 miSouth958.24 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaMon 11:40 AM99 km61 miles53 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaMon 11:40 AM477 km296 miles257 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuganvilleMon 11:40 AM712 km442 miles384 nmNorth N
KingstonMon 12:10 PM790 km491 miles427 nmSouth S
Suva *Mon 1:40 PM1235 km767 miles667 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrisbaneMon 10:40 AM1570 km976 miles848 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraMon 11:40 AM1594 km990 miles860 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Auckland *Mon 1:40 PM1801 km1119 miles972 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaMon 1:40 PM1811 km1125 miles978 nmEast E
FunafutiMon 12:40 PM1955 km1215 miles1056 nmNortheast NE

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