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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 areas 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 11:50:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 23:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 14' South, Longitude: 177° 02' West

The ground speed is currently 426.31 meters/second, 1534.7 kilometres/hour, 953.6 miles/hour or 828.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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' 39.0"4.19 miNorth8.79 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 23:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 26' South, Longitude: 132° 11' East

The ground speed is currently 428.33 meters/second, 1542.0 kilometres/hour, 958.1 miles/hour or 832.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 10.1"957.86 miWest0° 06' 31.7"7.48 miSouth957.62 mi
24 hours13° 56' 25.4"924.98 miEast2° 07' 49.4"146.51 miSouth931.29 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NukualofaSun 12:50 PM299 km186 miles161 nmNortheast NE
PangaiSun 12:50 PM469 km291 miles253 nmNortheast NE
NeiafuSun 12:50 PM598 km371 miles323 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Sun 12:50 PM736 km457 miles398 nmNorthwest NW
Nadi *Sun 12:50 PM834 km518 miles451 nmNorthwest NW
Labasa *Sun 12:50 PM842 km523 miles454 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Lautoka *Sun 12:50 PM848 km527 miles458 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 12:50 PM871 km541 miles470 nmEast-northeast ENE
Apia *Sun 1:50 PM1178 km732 miles636 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port VilaSun 10:50 AM1644 km1022 miles888 nmWest-northwest WNW

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