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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° 40' 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"954.67 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth954.68 mi
24 hours0° 07' 05.0"7.52 mieast0° 05' 01.4"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° 33' 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"939.30 miwest0° 02' 46.7"3.19 minorth939.44 mi
24 hours14° 59' 43.5"980.06 mieast1° 45' 50.8"121.33 minorth992.57 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 PM498 km309 miles269 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PangaiWed 12:14 PM778 km484 miles420 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 12:14 PM805 km500 miles434 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuWed 12:14 PM816 km507 miles441 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaTue 1:14 PM838 km521 miles453 nmEast-northeast ENE
Apia *Wed 1:14 PM1105 km687 miles597 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Wed 12:14 PM1546 km961 miles835 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoWed 12:14 PM1558 km968 miles841 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteTue 1:14 PM1985 km1233 miles1072 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiWed 11:14 AM2130 km1324 miles1150 nmNorthwest NW
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