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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 Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 23:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 01' South, Longitude: 167° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.96 meters/second, 1537.1 km/hour, 955.1 miles/hour or 829.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.92 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.2"954.73 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth954.74 mi
24 hours0° 07' 05.0"7.52 mieast0° 05' 01.5"5.76 minorth9.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 23:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 07' South, Longitude: 175° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.03 meters/second, 1512.1 km/hour, 939.6 miles/hour or 816.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.66 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 22' 17.0"939.37 miwest0° 02' 47.0"3.19 minorth939.51 mi
24 hours14° 59' 42.8"980.12 mieast1° 45' 54.4"121.41 minorth992.64 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiTue 12:14 PM485 km301 miles262 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PangaiWed 12:14 PM753 km468 miles407 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 12:14 PM777 km483 miles419 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuWed 12:14 PM793 km493 miles428 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaTue 1:14 PM866 km538 miles468 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pago PagoTue 12:14 PM1012 km629 miles546 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Wed 1:14 PM1094 km680 miles591 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Wed 12:14 PM1519 km944 miles820 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoWed 12:14 PM1551 km964 miles838 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteTue 1:14 PM2012 km1250 miles1087 nmEast-northeast ENE
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