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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 23:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 29' South
Longitude: 175° 33' 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 misouth958.57 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 23:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 04' South
Longitude: 131° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.34 meters/second, 1542.0 km/hour, 958.2 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' 39.8"958.04 miwest0° 07' 18.9"8.38 minorth958.37 mi
24 hours13° 47' 41.5"917.09 mieast3° 21' 39.8"231.09 minorth952.72 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NukualofaFri 12:32 PM153 km95 miles83 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PangaiFri 12:32 PM320 km199 miles173 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NeiafuFri 12:32 PM454 km282 miles245 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiThu 12:32 PM699 km434 miles377 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Fri 12:32 PM792 km492 miles427 nmNorthwest NW
Nadi *Fri 12:32 PM899 km559 miles485 nmNorthwest NW
Lautoka *Fri 12:32 PM909 km565 miles491 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Fri 1:32 PM1037 km644 miles560 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoFri 12:32 PM1522 km946 miles822 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaThu 1:32 PM1636 km1016 miles883 nmEast E
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