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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 23:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 29' South, Longitude: 178° 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 misouth958.57 mi
24 hours0° 06' 23.1"6.81 mieast0° 07' 00.1"8.03 misouth10.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 23:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 02' South, Longitude: 134° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.39 meters/second, 1542.2 km/hour, 958.3 miles/hour or 832.7 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' 40.5"958.15 miwest0° 07' 19.9"8.40 minorth958.48 mi
24 hours13° 47' 23.6"916.85 mieast3° 22' 01.2"231.50 minorth952.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NukualofaFri 12:42 PM330 km205 miles178 nmEast-northeast ENE
PangaiFri 12:42 PM485 km301 miles262 nmNortheast NE
NeiafuFri 12:42 PM599 km372 miles324 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Fri 12:42 PM605 km376 miles327 nmNorthwest NW
Nadi *Fri 12:42 PM702 km436 miles379 nmNorthwest NW
Lautoka *Fri 12:42 PM715 km445 miles386 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiThu 12:42 PM928 km577 miles501 nmEast-northeast ENE
Apia *Fri 1:42 PM1164 km724 miles629 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaFri 10:42 AM1518 km944 miles820 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiFri 11:42 AM1572 km977 miles849 nmNorth N
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