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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 Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 36' South, Longitude: 170° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.30 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"957.74 miwest0° 00' 16.9"0.32 misouth957.73 mi
24 hours0° 06' 30.6"6.93 mieast0° 06' 32.6"7.51 misouth10.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 33' South, Longitude: 131° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.00 meters/second, 1569.6 km/hour, 975.3 miles/hour or 847.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.26 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 26' 32.1"975.23 miwest0° 09' 30.6"10.90 minorth975.58 mi
24 hours13° 02' 34.5"880.76 mieast4° 04' 41.5"280.32 minorth930.19 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaSat 11:30 AM373 km232 miles202 nmWest W
Port VilaSat 11:30 AM569 km353 miles307 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KingstonSat 12:00 Noon745 km463 miles402 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LuganvilleSat 11:30 AM841 km522 miles454 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Nadi *Sat 1:30 PM934 km580 miles504 nmEast-northeast ENE
Lautoka *Sat 1:30 PM950 km591 miles513 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Sat 1:30 PM1003 km623 miles542 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaSat 1:30 PM1532 km952 miles827 nmEast E
Auckland *Sat 1:30 PM1643 km1021 miles887 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrisbaneSat 10:30 AM1800 km1118 miles972 nmWest-southwest WSW
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