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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 Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 01:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 58' South, Longitude: 151° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.83 meters/second, 1666.2 km/hour, 1035.3 miles/hour or 899.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.26 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.26 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.6"1035.37 miwest0° 00' 58.0"1.11 misouth1035.36 mi
24 hours0° 04' 37.8"5.33 miwest0° 23' 10.1"26.54 misouth27.06 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 01:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 38' North, Longitude: 127° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.35 meters/second, 1617.6 km/hour, 1005.2 miles/hour or 873.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.75 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 09.9"1005.14 miwest0° 10' 43.9"12.29 misouth1005.25 mi
24 hours11° 16' 17.4"779.40 mieast4° 20' 39.2"298.50 misouth834.69 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BukaThu 11:44 AM438 km272 miles237 nmEast-southeast ESE
LaeThu 11:44 AM540 km335 miles291 nmSouthwest SW
ArawaThu 11:44 AM564 km351 miles305 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyThu 11:44 AM738 km459 miles399 nmSouthwest SW
GizoThu 12:44 PM792 km492 miles428 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraThu 10:44 AM1155 km718 miles624 nmWest W
HoniaraThu 12:44 PM1159 km720 miles626 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirThu 12:44 PM1443 km897 miles779 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairnsThu 11:44 AM1542 km958 miles833 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenThu 1:44 PM1810 km1125 miles978 nmEast-northeast ENE
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