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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 23:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 14' South, Longitude: 177° 18' 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"15.90 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.7"953.28 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth953.29 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: 131° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.32 meters/second, 1542.0 km/hour, 958.1 miles/hour or 832.6 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' 10.0"957.91 miwest0° 06' 31.6"7.48 misouth957.67 mi
24 hours13° 56' 27.8"925.08 mieast2° 07' 46.6"146.46 misouth931.38 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NukualofaSun 12:50 PM318 km197 miles172 nmNortheast NE
PangaiSun 12:50 PM487 km302 miles263 nmNortheast NE
NeiafuSun 12:50 PM613 km381 miles331 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Sun 12:50 PM718 km446 miles388 nmNorthwest NW
Nadi *Sun 12:50 PM814 km506 miles440 nmNorthwest NW
Lautoka *Sun 12:50 PM828 km515 miles447 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 12:50 PM896 km557 miles484 nmEast-northeast ENE
Apia *Sun 1:50 PM1193 km741 miles644 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port VilaSun 10:50 AM1617 km1005 miles873 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSun 12:50 PM1665 km1035 miles899 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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