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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

UTC time = Friday, December 27, 2013 at 11:40:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, December 27, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 17' South, Longitude: 174° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.14 meters/second, 1534.1 km/hour, 953.3 miles/hour or 828.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.89 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miNorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.6"952.83 miWest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 miNorth952.83 mi
24 hours0° 07' 20.0"7.77 miEast0° 03' 10.8"3.65 miNorth8.59 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 27, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 22' South, Longitude: 121° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.54 meters/second, 1568.0 km/hour, 974.3 miles/hour or 846.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.24 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miSouth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 28' 24.4"974.04 miWest0° 08' 26.3"9.67 miSouth973.81 mi
24 hours13° 03' 40.6"879.03 miEast3° 02' 15.2"208.84 miSouth897.70 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NukualofaSat 12:40 PM244 km152 miles132 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PangaiSat 12:40 PM385 km240 miles208 nmNorth N
NeiafuSat 12:40 PM517 km321 miles279 nmNorth N
AlofiFri 12:40 PM679 km422 miles366 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Sat 12:40 PM919 km571 miles496 nmNorthwest NW
Labasa *Sat 12:40 PM983 km611 miles531 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Sat 1:40 PM1089 km677 miles588 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaFri 1:40 PM1549 km963 miles837 nmEast E
FakaofoSat 12:40 PM1583 km984 miles855 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiSat 11:40 AM1760 km1094 miles951 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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