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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° 24' 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"953.64 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth953.65 mi
24 hours0° 07' 13.6"7.66 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° 32' 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' 07.4"944.54 miwest0° 03' 54.9"4.49 misouth944.37 mi
24 hours14° 39' 10.7"960.99 mieast0° 57' 37.0"66.05 misouth960.51 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 PM239 km149 miles129 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PangaiMon 12:40 PM372 km231 miles201 nmNorth N
NeiafuMon 12:40 PM502 km312 miles271 nmNorth N
AlofiSun 12:40 PM652 km405 miles352 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Mon 12:40 PM931 km579 miles503 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Mon 1:40 PM1070 km665 miles578 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaSun 1:40 PM1523 km946 miles822 nmEast E
FakaofoMon 12:40 PM1564 km972 miles845 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiMon 11:40 AM1758 km1093 miles949 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Auckland *Mon 12:40 PM1839 km1142 miles993 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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