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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 23:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 29' South, Longitude: 173° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.68 meters/second, 1543.3 km/hour, 958.9 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"958.60 miwest0° 00' 18.0"0.34 misouth958.58 mi
24 hours0° 06' 23.0"6.80 mieast0° 07' 00.4"8.04 misouth10.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 23:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 05' South, Longitude: 129° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.29 meters/second, 1541.8 km/hour, 958.1 miles/hour or 832.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.97 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 24' 39.0"957.93 miwest0° 07' 17.9"8.36 minorth958.26 mi
24 hours13° 47' 59.5"917.33 mieast3° 21' 18.3"230.68 minorth952.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NukualofaFri 12:22 PM267 km166 miles144 nmWest-northwest WNW
PangaiFri 12:22 PM325 km202 miles175 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NeiafuFri 12:22 PM435 km270 miles235 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiThu 12:22 PM500 km311 miles270 nmNortheast NE
Pago PagoThu 12:22 PM942 km585 miles509 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Fri 1:22 PM966 km600 miles522 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:22 PM971 km603 miles524 nmNorth N
Suva *Fri 12:22 PM1011 km628 miles546 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaThu 1:22 PM1379 km857 miles744 nmEast E
FakaofoFri 12:22 PM1464 km909 miles790 nmNorth N
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