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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 = Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 11:30:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 29' South, Longitude: 174° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.68 meters/second, 1543.2 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"958.53 miWest0° 00' 18.0"0.34 miSouth958.51 mi
24 hours0° 06' 23.1"6.80 miEast0° 07' 00.3"8.03 miSouth10.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 04' South, Longitude: 131° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.32 meters/second, 1542.0 km/hour, 958.1 miles/hour or 832.6 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' 39.5"957.94 miWest0° 07' 18.5"8.38 miNorth958.27 mi
24 hours13° 47' 47.2"917.10 miEast3° 21' 33.0"230.95 miNorth952.69 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NukualofaFri 12:30 PM155 km96 miles84 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PangaiFri 12:30 PM298 km185 miles161 nmNorth N
NeiafuFri 12:30 PM432 km268 miles233 nmNorth N
AlofiThu 12:30 PM632 km392 miles341 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Fri 12:30 PM858 km533 miles463 nmWest-northwest WNW
Labasa *Fri 12:30 PM909 km565 miles491 nmNorthwest NW
Nadi *Fri 12:30 PM967 km601 miles522 nmWest-northwest WNW
Lautoka *Fri 12:30 PM975 km606 miles527 nmWest-northwest WNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:30 PM1004 km624 miles542 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Pago PagoThu 12:30 PM1004 km624 miles542 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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