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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 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 29' South, Longitude: 167° 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"958.55 miwest0° 00' 18.0"0.34 misouth958.53 mi
24 hours0° 06' 23.4"6.81 mieast0° 06' 58.9"8.01 misouth10.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 6, 2013 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 55' South, Longitude: 148° 05' West

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 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' 44.6"958.79 miwest0° 07' 26.0"8.52 minorth959.12 mi
24 hours13° 45' 39.3"915.47 mieast3° 24' 04.3"233.85 minorth951.81 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaFri 11:40 AM106 km66 miles57 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port VilaFri 11:40 AM533 km331 miles288 nmNorth N
KingstonFri 12:10 PM729 km453 miles394 nmSouth S
LuganvilleFri 11:40 AM772 km480 miles417 nmNorth N
Suva *Fri 1:40 PM1242 km772 miles671 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrisbaneFri 10:40 AM1557 km967 miles841 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraFri 11:40 AM1651 km1026 miles892 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Auckland *Fri 1:40 PM1741 km1082 miles940 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaFri 1:40 PM1799 km1118 miles971 nmEast E
FunafutiFri 12:40 PM1993 km1238 miles1076 nmNortheast NE
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