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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 23:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 36' South, Longitude: 175° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.32 meters/second, 1541.9 km/hour, 958.1 miles/hour or 832.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.97 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.8"957.71 miwest0° 00' 16.9"0.32 misouth957.69 mi
24 hours0° 06' 30.3"6.93 mieast0° 06' 33.7"7.53 misouth10.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 6, 2013 at 23:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 42' South, Longitude: 117° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.70 meters/second, 1568.5 km/hour, 974.6 miles/hour or 846.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.24 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 26' 27.6"974.48 miwest0° 09' 26.5"10.82 minorth974.84 mi
24 hours13° 04' 18.4"882.11 mieast4° 03' 23.3"278.81 minorth931.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NukualofaSat 12:32 PM162 km100 miles87 nmNorth N
PangaiSat 12:32 PM320 km199 miles173 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NeiafuSat 12:32 PM454 km282 miles245 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiFri 12:32 PM673 km418 miles363 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Sat 12:32 PM831 km517 miles449 nmNorthwest NW
Nadi *Sat 12:32 PM939 km584 miles507 nmWest-northwest WNW
Lautoka *Sat 12:32 PM949 km589 miles512 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Sat 1:32 PM1034 km642 miles558 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoSat 12:32 PM1523 km946 miles822 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaFri 1:32 PM1596 km992 miles862 nmEast E
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