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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° 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' 59.0"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: 147° 49' 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' 44.4"958.71 miwest0° 07' 25.9"8.52 minorth959.04 mi
24 hours13° 45' 41.3"915.43 mieast3° 24' 01.9"233.79 minorth951.76 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 AM134 km83 miles73 nmWest W
Port VilaFri 11:40 AM529 km329 miles286 nmNorth N
KingstonFri 12:10 PM728 km452 miles393 nmSouth S
LuganvilleFri 11:40 AM774 km481 miles418 nmNorth N
Suva *Fri 1:40 PM1216 km755 miles656 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrisbaneFri 10:40 AM1583 km984 miles855 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraFri 11:40 AM1666 km1035 miles900 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Auckland *Fri 1:40 PM1730 km1075 miles934 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaFri 1:40 PM1770 km1100 miles956 nmEast E
FunafutiFri 12:40 PM1974 km1227 miles1066 nmNortheast NE
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