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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° 44' 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"958.49 miwest0° 00' 18.0"0.34 misouth958.47 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: 145° 54' 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' 43.9"958.62 miwest0° 07' 25.1"8.50 minorth958.95 mi
24 hours13° 45' 55.6"915.62 mieast3° 23' 45.0"233.46 minorth951.87 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 AM339 km211 miles183 nmWest W
Port VilaFri 11:32 AM546 km339 miles295 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KingstonFri 12:02 PM749 km465 miles404 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LuganvilleFri 11:32 AM817 km508 miles441 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Nadi *Fri 1:32 PM956 km594 miles516 nmEast-northeast ENE
Lautoka *Fri 1:32 PM971 km604 miles525 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Fri 1:32 PM1027 km638 miles555 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaFri 1:32 PM1564 km972 miles845 nmEast E
Auckland *Fri 1:32 PM1665 km1034 miles899 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrisbaneFri 10:32 AM1773 km1102 miles957 nmWest-southwest WSW
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