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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: 167° 54' 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"951.72 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth951.72 mi
24 hours0° 07' 26.8"7.88 mieast0° 00' 21.1"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° 08' North, Longitude: 62° 37' 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"991.48 miwest0° 08' 35.6"9.84 misouth991.75 mi
24 hours10° 29' 30.7"714.47 mieast3° 37' 11.3"248.76 misouth759.87 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 PM529 km329 miles286 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PangaiSun 12:10 PM779 km484 miles421 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 12:10 PM794 km494 miles429 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuSun 12:10 PM825 km513 miles445 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaSat 1:10 PM871 km541 miles470 nmEast-northeast ENE
Apia *Sun 1:10 PM1138 km707 miles615 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Sun 12:10 PM1539 km956 miles831 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSun 12:10 PM1597 km992 miles862 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteSat 1:10 PM2019 km1254 miles1090 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiSun 11:10 AM2148 km1335 miles1160 nmNorthwest NW
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