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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 00:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 29' South, Longitude: 169° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.66 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 misouth958.54 mi
24 hours0° 06' 23.3"6.81 mieast0° 06' 59.1"8.01 misouth10.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 6, 2013 at 00:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 56' South, Longitude: 146° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.63 meters/second, 1543.1 km/hour, 958.8 miles/hour or 833.2 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' 07.4"0.14 minorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 24' 44.0"958.70 miwest0° 07' 25.1"8.50 minorth959.03 mi
24 hours13° 45' 53.6"915.66 mieast3° 23' 47.4"233.53 minorth951.92 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaFri 11:32 AM310 km193 miles168 nmWest W
Port VilaFri 11:32 AM539 km335 miles291 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KingstonFri 12:02 PM743 km461 miles401 nmSouth S
LuganvilleFri 11:32 AM808 km502 miles436 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Nadi *Fri 1:32 PM980 km609 miles529 nmEast-northeast ENE
Lautoka *Fri 1:32 PM996 km619 miles538 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Fri 1:32 PM1053 km654 miles569 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaFri 1:32 PM1593 km990 miles860 nmEast E
Auckland *Fri 1:32 PM1673 km1039 miles903 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrisbaneFri 10:32 AM1747 km1085 miles943 nmWest-southwest WSW
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