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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 Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 00:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 05' South, Longitude: 171° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.87 meters/second, 1547.5 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"961.28 miwest0° 00' 21.1"0.41 misouth961.26 mi
24 hours0° 05' 58.8"6.39 mieast0° 08' 17.5"9.51 misouth11.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 00:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 14' South, Longitude: 172° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.12 meters/second, 1512.4 km/hour, 939.8 miles/hour or 816.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.66 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 misouth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 23' 04.1"939.55 miwest0° 02' 14.5"2.57 misouth939.45 mi
24 hours345° 06' 38.8"972.50 miwest0° 14' 31.3"16.65 misouth971.92 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaTue 11:22 AM536 km333 miles290 nmWest W
Port VilaTue 11:22 AM595 km370 miles321 nmNorthwest NW
Nadi *Tue 1:22 PM768 km477 miles415 nmNortheast NE
Lautoka *Tue 1:22 PM785 km488 miles424 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Tue 1:22 PM833 km518 miles450 nmEast-northeast ENE
KingstonTue 11:52 AM855 km531 miles462 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LuganvilleTue 11:22 AM867 km539 miles468 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaTue 1:22 PM1366 km849 miles737 nmEast E
Auckland *Tue 1:22 PM1664 km1034 miles898 nmSouth S
FunafutiTue 12:22 PM1707 km1060 miles922 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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