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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° 27' 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"958.56 miwest0° 00' 18.0"0.34 misouth958.55 mi
24 hours0° 06' 23.3"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° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.57 meters/second, 1542.9 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' 43.2"958.57 miwest0° 07' 24.0"8.48 minorth958.90 mi
24 hours13° 46' 15.2"915.94 mieast3° 23' 22.1"233.04 minorth952.08 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 AM619 km384 miles334 nmWest W
Port VilaFri 11:20 AM681 km423 miles367 nmNorthwest NW
Nadi *Fri 1:20 PM733 km456 miles396 nmNortheast NE
Lautoka *Fri 1:20 PM752 km467 miles406 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Fri 1:20 PM788 km489 miles425 nmNortheast NE
KingstonFri 11:50 AM855 km532 miles462 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LuganvilleFri 11:20 AM950 km590 miles513 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaFri 1:20 PM1285 km799 miles694 nmEast E
Auckland *Fri 1:20 PM1608 km999 miles868 nmSouth S
FunafutiFri 12:20 PM1706 km1060 miles921 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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