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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 23:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 168° 11' 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' 21.2"0.41 minorth7.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 23:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 07' North, Longitude: 62° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.29 meters/second, 1595.8 km/hour, 991.6 miles/hour or 861.7 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' 37.4"991.56 miwest0° 08' 35.6"9.84 misouth991.83 mi
24 hours10° 29' 30.4"714.52 mieast3° 37' 12.3"248.80 misouth759.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiSat 12:10 PM518 km322 miles280 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PangaiSun 12:10 PM755 km469 miles407 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 12:10 PM767 km477 miles414 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuSun 12:10 PM803 km499 miles433 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaSat 1:10 PM899 km559 miles485 nmEast-northeast ENE
Apia *Sun 1:10 PM1128 km701 miles609 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Sun 12:10 PM1512 km940 miles817 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSun 12:10 PM1591 km988 miles859 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteSat 1:10 PM2046 km1271 miles1105 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiSun 11:10 AM2129 km1323 miles1150 nmNorthwest NW
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