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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° 17' 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"1035.30 miwest0° 00' 58.0"1.11 misouth1035.29 mi
24 hours0° 04' 37.8"5.33 miwest0° 23' 10.1"26.53 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° 52' 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"1005.07 miwest0° 10' 43.9"12.29 misouth1005.18 mi
24 hours11° 16' 16.5"779.33 mieast4° 20' 38.9"298.48 misouth834.62 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 AM409 km254 miles221 nmEast-southeast ESE
ArawaThu 11:44 AM537 km334 miles290 nmEast-southeast ESE
LaeThu 11:44 AM566 km351 miles305 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyThu 11:44 AM756 km470 miles408 nmSouthwest SW
GizoThu 12:44 PM767 km477 miles414 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraThu 12:44 PM1133 km704 miles612 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraThu 10:44 AM1186 km737 miles640 nmWest W
PalikirThu 12:44 PM1426 km886 miles770 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairnsThu 11:44 AM1554 km965 miles839 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenThu 1:44 PM1780 km1106 miles961 nmEast-northeast ENE
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