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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 Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 23:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 21' South, Longitude: 175° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.06 meters/second, 1544.6 km/hour, 959.8 miles/hour or 834.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.00 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 59' 44.4"959.45 miwest0° 00' 19.0"0.37 misouth959.43 mi
24 hours0° 06' 15.3"6.67 mieast0° 07' 26.6"8.54 misouth10.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 23:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 25' South, Longitude: 146° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.26 meters/second, 1520.1 km/hour, 944.6 miles/hour or 820.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.74 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 23' 14.6"944.39 miwest0° 04' 26.6"5.09 minorth944.60 mi
24 hours14° 27' 03.7"948.56 mieast2° 20' 59.0"161.60 minorth968.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NukualofaThu 12:32 PM143 km89 miles77 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PangaiThu 12:32 PM312 km194 miles169 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NeiafuThu 12:32 PM445 km277 miles241 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiWed 12:32 PM701 km435 miles378 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Thu 12:32 PM775 km481 miles418 nmNorthwest NW
Nadi *Thu 12:32 PM882 km548 miles476 nmWest-northwest WNW
Lautoka *Thu 12:32 PM892 km554 miles482 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Thu 1:32 PM1029 km639 miles555 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoThu 12:32 PM1513 km940 miles817 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiThu 11:32 AM1626 km1011 miles878 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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