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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 21, 2013 at 22:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 153° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.65 meters/second, 1532.3 km/hour, 952.1 miles/hour or 827.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.87 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 minorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.4"951.78 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth951.78 mi
24 hours0° 07' 26.8"7.88 mieast0° 00' 20.0"0.38 minorth7.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 22:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 16' North, Longitude: 76° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.08 meters/second, 1595.1 km/hour, 991.1 miles/hour or 861.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.5"16.52 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 misouth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 33' 36.2"991.10 miwest0° 08' 32.9"9.79 misouth991.37 mi
24 hours10° 29' 46.2"714.50 mieast3° 36' 17.6"247.76 misouth759.61 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaSat 12:10 PM722 km449 miles390 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteSat 12:10 PM754 km469 miles407 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiSat 11:10 AM1802 km1120 miles973 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Sun 12:10 PM2227 km1384 miles1203 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 11:10 AM2281 km1417 miles1232 nmWest W
AdamstownSat 2:10 PM2348 km1459 miles1268 nmEast E
FakaofoSun 11:10 AM2473 km1537 miles1335 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiSun 12:10 PM2835 km1762 miles1531 nmNorth N
Suva *Sun 11:10 AM3009 km1869 miles1625 nmWest W
Chatham Islands *Sun 11:55 AM3126 km1942 miles1688 nmSouthwest SW
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