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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 11:42:00 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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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: 177° 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"958.52 miWest0° 00' 18.0"0.34 miSouth958.50 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° 03' South, Longitude: 133° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.38 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' 40.3"958.07 miWest0° 07' 19.8"8.40 miNorth958.40 mi
24 hours13° 47' 25.7"916.82 miEast3° 21' 58.8"231.44 miNorth952.54 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 PM305 km189 miles165 nmEast-northeast ENE
PangaiFri 12:42 PM462 km287 miles249 nmNortheast NE
NeiafuFri 12:42 PM579 km360 miles313 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Fri 12:42 PM624 km387 miles337 nmNorthwest NW
Levuka *Fri 12:42 PM639 km397 miles345 nmNorthwest NW
Nadi *Fri 12:42 PM722 km448 miles390 nmNorthwest NW
Labasa *Fri 12:42 PM734 km456 miles396 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Lautoka *Fri 12:42 PM735 km457 miles397 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiThu 12:42 PM901 km560 miles487 nmEast-northeast ENE
Apia *Fri 1:42 PM1148 km713 miles620 nmNortheast NE

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