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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 Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 14' South, Longitude: 170° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.32 meters/second, 1534.8 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"953.22 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth953.23 mi
24 hours0° 07' 17.0"7.72 mieast0° 03' 39.9"4.21 minorth8.79 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 31' South, Longitude: 120° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.09 meters/second, 1541.1 km/hour, 957.6 miles/hour or 832.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.96 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 misouth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 26' 05.5"957.33 miwest0° 06' 27.0"7.39 misouth957.09 mi
24 hours13° 58' 08.3"926.44 mieast2° 05' 37.8"143.99 misouth932.40 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaSun 11:40 AM427 km265 miles230 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port VilaSun 11:40 AM648 km403 miles350 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KingstonSun 12:10 PM692 km430 miles374 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LuganvilleSun 11:40 AM921 km572 miles497 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Nadi *Sun 1:40 PM940 km584 miles508 nmNortheast NE
Lautoka *Sun 1:40 PM958 km595 miles517 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Sun 1:40 PM1001 km622 miles541 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaSun 1:40 PM1495 km929 miles807 nmEast E
Auckland *Sun 1:40 PM1565 km973 miles845 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrisbaneSun 10:40 AM1817 km1129 miles981 nmWest-southwest WSW
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