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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 23:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 165° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.65 meters/second, 1532.3 km/hour, 952.2 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 minorth951.79 mi
24 hours0° 07' 26.8"7.88 mieast0° 00' 21.0"0.40 minorth7.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 23:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 09' North, Longitude: 64° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.26 meters/second, 1595.7 km/hour, 991.5 miles/hour or 861.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.5"16.53 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 misouth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 33' 37.1"991.48 miwest0° 08' 35.1"9.84 misouth991.75 mi
24 hours10° 29' 32.9"714.51 mieast3° 37' 03.2"248.63 misouth759.88 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaSat 1:00 PM655 km407 miles354 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiSat 12:00 Noon655 km407 miles354 nmNorthwest NW
PangaiSun 12:00 Noon983 km611 miles531 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuSun 12:00 Noon1012 km629 miles547 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 12:00 Noon1014 km630 miles547 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Sun 1:00 PM1242 km772 miles670 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoSun 12:00 Noon1666 km1035 miles899 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Sun 12:00 Noon1755 km1090 miles947 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteSat 1:00 PM1802 km1119 miles973 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiSun 11:00 AM2307 km1433 miles1246 nmNorthwest NW
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