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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

UTC time = Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 12:22:00 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 Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 00:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 05' South, Longitude: 171° 56' 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"961.21 miWest0° 00' 21.1"0.41 miSouth961.19 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° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.12 meters/second, 1512.4 km/hour, 939.8 miles/hour or 816.7 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' 04.3"939.49 miWest0° 02' 14.8"2.58 miSouth939.39 mi
24 hours345° 06' 39.2"972.43 miWest0° 14' 35.1"16.72 miSouth971.85 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 AM566 km352 miles306 nmWest W
Port VilaTue 11:22 AM612 km380 miles330 nmNorthwest NW
Nadi *Tue 1:22 PM745 km463 miles402 nmNortheast NE
Lautoka *Tue 1:22 PM763 km474 miles412 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Tue 1:22 PM808 km502 miles436 nmEast-northeast ENE
KingstonTue 11:52 AM869 km540 miles469 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LuganvilleTue 11:22 AM883 km549 miles477 nmNorthwest NW
Labasa *Tue 1:22 PM1002 km623 miles541 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaTue 1:22 PM1337 km831 miles722 nmEast E
Auckland *Tue 1:22 PM1659 km1031 miles896 nmSouth S

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