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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 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 05' South, Longitude: 177° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.89 meters/second, 1547.6 km/hour, 961.6 miles/hour or 835.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.03 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.1"961.24 miwest0° 00' 21.2"0.41 misouth961.22 mi
24 hours0° 05' 58.6"6.39 mieast0° 08' 18.2"9.52 misouth11.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 2, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 13' South, Longitude: 177° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.21 meters/second, 1512.7 km/hour, 940.0 miles/hour or 816.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.67 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 misouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 23' 05.9"939.68 miwest0° 02' 20.6"2.69 misouth939.57 mi
24 hours14° 53' 01.2"972.24 mieast0° 16' 59.5"19.48 misouth971.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NukualofaTue 12:40 PM268 km166 miles145 nmEast-northeast ENE
PangaiTue 12:40 PM419 km261 miles226 nmNortheast NE
NeiafuTue 12:40 PM534 km332 miles288 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Tue 12:40 PM605 km376 miles327 nmNorthwest NW
Nadi *Tue 12:40 PM707 km439 miles382 nmNorthwest NW
Lautoka *Tue 12:40 PM719 km446 miles388 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiMon 12:40 PM866 km538 miles468 nmEast-northeast ENE
Apia *Tue 1:40 PM1101 km684 miles594 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiTue 11:40 AM1540 km957 miles832 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaTue 10:40 AM1553 km965 miles838 nmWest-northwest WNW
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