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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 = Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 11:30:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 14' South, Longitude: 172° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.31 meters/second, 1534.7 km/hour, 953.6 miles/hour or 828.7 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' 41.7"953.20 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miNorth953.21 mi
24 hours0° 07' 17.1"7.72 miEast0° 03' 38.5"4.18 miNorth8.78 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 23' South, Longitude: 136° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.42 meters/second, 1542.3 km/hour, 958.4 miles/hour or 832.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.97 miWest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 miSouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 26' 12.0"958.07 miWest0° 06' 33.7"7.52 miSouth957.83 mi
24 hours13° 55' 44.0"924.39 miEast2° 08' 41.8"147.51 miSouth930.84 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NukualofaSun 12:30 PM401 km249 miles216 nmNorthwest NW
PangaiSun 12:30 PM448 km279 miles242 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiSat 12:30 PM512 km318 miles276 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NeiafuSun 12:30 PM546 km339 miles295 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Pago PagoSat 12:30 PM1001 km622 miles540 nmNorth N
Apia *Sun 1:30 PM1040 km646 miles562 nmNorth N
Suva *Sun 12:30 PM1143 km710 miles617 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSat 1:30 PM1282 km797 miles692 nmEast E
FakaofoSun 12:30 PM1537 km955 miles830 nmNorth N
FunafutiSun 11:30 AM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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