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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 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 10' South, Longitude: 174° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.51 meters/second, 1535.4 km/hour, 954.1 miles/hour or 829.1 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' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.8"953.71 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth953.72 mi
24 hours0° 07' 13.6"7.67 mieast0° 04' 06.7"4.72 minorth9.00 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 33' South, Longitude: 148° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.38 meters/second, 1520.6 km/hour, 944.8 miles/hour or 821.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.75 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 misouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 24' 07.3"944.60 miwest0° 03' 54.6"4.48 misouth944.43 mi
24 hours14° 39' 12.3"961.08 mieast0° 57' 33.4"65.98 misouth960.60 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NukualofaMon 12:40 PM231 km144 miles125 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PangaiMon 12:40 PM373 km232 miles202 nmNorth N
NeiafuMon 12:40 PM505 km314 miles273 nmNorth N
AlofiSun 12:40 PM673 km418 miles364 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Mon 12:40 PM908 km564 miles490 nmNorthwest NW
Nadi *Mon 12:40 PM1015 km631 miles548 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Mon 1:40 PM1078 km670 miles582 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaSun 1:40 PM1552 km964 miles838 nmEast E
FakaofoMon 12:40 PM1571 km976 miles848 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiMon 11:40 AM1747 km1086 miles943 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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