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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 Monday, December 2, 2013 at 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 57' South, Longitude: 167° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.31 meters/second, 1549.1 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"962.26 miwest0° 00' 22.2"0.43 misouth962.24 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° 14' East

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

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.83 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 misouth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 24' 26.4"949.48 miwest0° 05' 18.2"6.08 misouth949.27 mi
24 hours14° 30' 58.0"956.65 mieast1° 32' 41.3"106.26 misouth958.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaMon 11:40 AM71 km44 miles39 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaMon 11:40 AM485 km301 miles262 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuganvilleMon 11:40 AM712 km442 miles384 nmNorth N
KingstonMon 12:10 PM792 km492 miles428 nmSouth S
Suva *Mon 1:40 PM1262 km784 miles681 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrisbaneMon 10:40 AM1544 km959 miles834 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraMon 11:40 AM1579 km981 miles853 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Auckland *Mon 1:40 PM1812 km1126 miles978 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaMon 1:40 PM1840 km1143 miles993 nmEast E
FunafutiMon 12:40 PM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmNortheast NE
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