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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 28, 2013 at 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 14' South, Longitude: 172° 19' 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"953.27 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth953.28 mi
24 hours0° 07' 17.1"7.72 mieast0° 03' 38.6"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° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.42 meters/second, 1542.3 km/hour, 958.3 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' 11.8"958.13 miwest0° 06' 33.5"7.52 misouth957.89 mi
24 hours13° 55' 46.4"924.49 mieast2° 08' 38.9"147.46 misouth930.93 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 PM378 km235 miles204 nmNorthwest NW
PangaiSun 12:30 PM433 km269 miles234 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiSat 12:30 PM525 km326 miles284 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NeiafuSun 12:30 PM536 km333 miles289 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Pago PagoSat 12:30 PM1006 km625 miles543 nmNorth N
Apia *Sun 1:30 PM1041 km647 miles562 nmNorth N
Suva *Sun 12:30 PM1117 km694 miles603 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSat 1:30 PM1310 km814 miles708 nmEast E
FakaofoSun 12:30 PM1538 km956 miles831 nmNorth N
FunafutiSun 11:30 AM1862 km1157 miles1006 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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