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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 Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 22:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 28' South, Longitude: 160° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.69 meters/second, 1543.3 km/hour, 959.0 miles/hour or 833.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.98 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 59' 44.2"958.63 miwest0° 00' 18.0"0.35 misouth958.61 mi
24 hours0° 06' 22.7"6.80 mieast0° 07' 01.3"8.05 misouth10.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 22:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 11' South, Longitude: 117° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.04 meters/second, 1541.0 km/hour, 957.5 miles/hour or 832.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.96 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 24' 35.5"957.38 miwest0° 07' 12.6"8.26 minorth957.71 mi
24 hours13° 49' 29.1"918.52 mieast3° 19' 30.0"228.62 minorth953.51 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaThu 12:32 PM159 km99 miles86 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiThu 11:32 AM1046 km650 miles565 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteThu 12:32 PM1273 km791 miles687 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaFri 11:32 AM1521 km945 miles821 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 12:32 PM1523 km946 miles822 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoFri 11:32 AM1845 km1146 miles996 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Fri 11:32 AM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmWest W
FunafutiFri 10:32 AM2658 km1651 miles1435 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiFri 12:32 PM2715 km1687 miles1466 nmNorth N
Chatham Islands *Fri 12:17 PM2805 km1743 miles1515 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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