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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: 167° 46' 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"951.76 miwest0° 00' 01.5"0.03 minorth951.76 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: 73° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.51 meters/second, 1611.0 km/hour, 1001.0 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 misouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 33' 52.2"1000.96 miwest0° 09' 29.5"10.87 misouth1001.17 mi
24 hours10° 27' 51.2"719.17 mieast3° 55' 17.5"269.46 misouth770.09 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 PM533 km331 miles288 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PangaiMon 12:10 PM790 km491 miles427 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 12:10 PM806 km501 miles435 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuMon 12:10 PM834 km518 miles451 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaSun 1:10 PM859 km534 miles464 nmEast-northeast ENE
Apia *Mon 1:10 PM1143 km710 miles617 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Mon 12:10 PM1551 km964 miles837 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoMon 12:10 PM1599 km994 miles864 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteSun 1:10 PM2006 km1247 miles1083 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiMon 11:10 AM2156 km1340 miles1164 nmNorthwest NW
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