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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° 27' 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"957.78 miwest0° 00' 16.9"0.32 misouth957.76 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° 58' 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 minorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 26' 27.7"974.56 miwest0° 09' 26.6"10.82 minorth974.92 mi
24 hours13° 04' 16.6"882.14 mieast4° 03' 24.9"278.86 minorth931.14 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 PM164 km102 miles88 nmNorth N
PangaiSat 12:32 PM328 km204 miles177 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NeiafuSat 12:32 PM462 km287 miles250 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiFri 12:32 PM696 km433 miles376 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Sat 12:32 PM808 km502 miles436 nmNorthwest NW
Nadi *Sat 12:32 PM915 km569 miles494 nmNorthwest NW
Lautoka *Sat 12:32 PM925 km575 miles499 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Sat 1:32 PM1044 km649 miles564 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoSat 12:32 PM1531 km951 miles827 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaFri 1:32 PM1625 km1010 miles878 nmEast E
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