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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 14' South
Longitude: 170° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.32 meters/second, 1534.8 km/hour, 953.7 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"953.29 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth953.30 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 31' South
Longitude: 119° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.08 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' 05.4"957.38 miwest0° 06' 26.9"7.39 misouth957.14 mi
24 hours13° 58' 10.7"926.54 mieast2° 05' 34.9"143.95 misouth932.49 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 AM399 km248 miles216 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port VilaSun 11:40 AM639 km397 miles345 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KingstonSun 12:10 PM683 km424 miles369 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LuganvilleSun 11:40 AM911 km566 miles492 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Nadi *Sun 1:40 PM963 km598 miles520 nmNortheast NE
Lautoka *Sun 1:40 PM980 km609 miles529 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Sun 1:40 PM1026 km637 miles554 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaSun 1:40 PM1523 km946 miles822 nmEast E
Auckland *Sun 1:40 PM1573 km977 miles849 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrisbaneSun 10:40 AM1790 km1112 miles966 nmWest-southwest WSW
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