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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 Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 23:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 168° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.67 meters/second, 1532.4 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"951.83 miwest0° 00' 01.5"0.03 minorth951.83 mi
24 hours0° 07' 26.9"7.88 mieast0° 00' 49.5"0.95 minorth7.94 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 23:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 30' North, Longitude: 72° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.51 meters/second, 1611.0 km/hour, 1001.1 miles/hour or 869.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.8"16.68 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 33' 52.2"1001.03 miwest0° 09' 29.5"10.87 misouth1001.25 mi
24 hours10° 27' 51.3"719.23 mieast3° 55' 18.2"269.49 misouth770.15 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiSun 12:10 PM522 km324 miles282 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PangaiMon 12:10 PM765 km475 miles413 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 12:10 PM779 km484 miles421 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuMon 12:10 PM812 km505 miles439 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaSun 1:10 PM886 km551 miles479 nmEast-northeast ENE
Apia *Mon 1:10 PM1132 km703 miles611 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Mon 12:10 PM1524 km947 miles823 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoMon 12:10 PM1593 km990 miles860 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteSun 1:10 PM2034 km1264 miles1098 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiMon 11:10 AM2137 km1328 miles1154 nmNorthwest NW
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