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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 11:40:00 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 Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 14' South, Longitude: 174° 32' 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"953.21 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miNorth953.22 mi
24 hours0° 07' 17.1"7.72 miEast0° 03' 38.7"4.18 miNorth8.78 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 24' South, Longitude: 134° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.38 meters/second, 1542.2 km/hour, 958.2 miles/hour or 832.7 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' 10.9"957.97 miWest0° 06' 32.8"7.50 miSouth957.73 mi
24 hours13° 56' 04.8"924.68 miEast2° 08' 15.7"147.01 miSouth931.06 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NukualofaSun 12:40 PM242 km150 miles131 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PangaiSun 12:40 PM379 km235 miles205 nmNorth N
NeiafuSun 12:40 PM510 km317 miles275 nmNorth N
AlofiSat 12:40 PM665 km413 miles359 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Sun 12:40 PM925 km575 miles500 nmNorthwest NW
Labasa *Sun 12:40 PM987 km613 miles533 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Sun 1:40 PM1080 km671 miles583 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaSat 1:40 PM1536 km955 miles829 nmEast E
FakaofoSun 12:40 PM1575 km978 miles850 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiSun 11:40 AM1760 km1094 miles950 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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