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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 = Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 11:32:00 PM.

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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).

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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° 23' 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"959.39 miWest0° 00' 19.0"0.37 miSouth959.37 mi
24 hours0° 06' 15.2"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: 145° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.25 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' 14.5"944.31 miWest0° 04' 26.4"5.09 miNorth944.53 mi
24 hours14° 27' 05.2"948.52 miEast2° 20' 55.9"161.53 miNorth968.27 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 PM136 km85 miles74 nmNorth N
PangaiThu 12:32 PM301 km187 miles163 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NeiafuThu 12:32 PM435 km270 miles235 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiWed 12:32 PM676 km420 miles365 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Thu 12:32 PM798 km496 miles431 nmNorthwest NW
Labasa *Thu 12:32 PM857 km532 miles463 nmNorthwest NW
Nadi *Thu 12:32 PM906 km563 miles489 nmWest-northwest WNW
Lautoka *Thu 12:32 PM916 km569 miles494 nmNorthwest NW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Thu 1:32 PM1010 km628 miles546 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Thu 1:32 PM1017 km632 miles549 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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