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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 Friday, December 6, 2013 at 00:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 29' South, Longitude: 172° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.67 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"958.50 miwest0° 00' 18.0"0.34 misouth958.48 mi
24 hours0° 06' 23.2"6.81 mieast0° 06' 59.3"8.02 misouth10.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 6, 2013 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 58' South, Longitude: 143° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.57 meters/second, 1542.8 km/hour, 958.7 miles/hour or 833.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.98 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 24' 43.0"958.49 miwest0° 07' 23.8"8.48 minorth958.82 mi
24 hours13° 46' 17.2"915.91 mieast3° 23' 19.6"232.98 minorth952.03 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaFri 11:20 AM647 km402 miles350 nmWest W
Port VilaFri 11:20 AM699 km435 miles378 nmNorthwest NW
Nadi *Fri 1:20 PM713 km443 miles385 nmNortheast NE
Lautoka *Fri 1:20 PM732 km455 miles395 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Fri 1:20 PM765 km475 miles413 nmNortheast NE
KingstonFri 11:50 AM870 km541 miles470 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Labasa *Fri 1:20 PM966 km600 miles522 nmNortheast NE
LuganvilleFri 11:20 AM968 km601 miles522 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaFri 1:20 PM1256 km781 miles678 nmEast E
Auckland *Fri 1:20 PM1605 km997 miles866 nmSouth S
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