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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 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 29' South, Longitude: 175° 03' 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"958.59 miwest0° 00' 18.0"0.34 misouth958.58 mi
24 hours0° 06' 23.1"6.81 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° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.33 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"958.02 miwest0° 07' 18.7"8.38 minorth958.34 mi
24 hours13° 47' 45.2"917.14 mieast3° 21' 35.4"231.01 minorth952.75 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 PM149 km93 miles81 nmNorth N
PangaiFri 12:30 PM304 km189 miles164 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NeiafuFri 12:30 PM438 km272 miles237 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiThu 12:30 PM656 km407 miles354 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Fri 12:30 PM834 km518 miles450 nmNorthwest NW
Nadi *Fri 12:30 PM942 km585 miles509 nmWest-northwest WNW
Lautoka *Fri 12:30 PM951 km591 miles514 nmWest-northwest WNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:30 PM1013 km629 miles547 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Fri 1:30 PM1018 km632 miles549 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Pago PagoThu 12:30 PM1018 km633 miles550 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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