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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 Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 43' South, Longitude: 166° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.36 meters/second, 1664.5 km/hour, 1034.3 miles/hour or 898.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.24 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.24 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1034.33 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1034.32 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.2"5.12 miwest0° 23' 03.6"26.41 misouth26.90 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 50' South, Longitude: 165° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.42 meters/second, 1603.5 km/hour, 996.4 miles/hour or 865.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.61 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 20.3"996.30 miwest0° 10' 34.0"12.10 misouth996.19 mi
24 hours12° 07' 01.2"832.25 mieast4° 03' 41.8"279.15 misouth873.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenSat 12:40 PM463 km288 miles250 nmNorth N
HoniaraSat 11:40 AM923 km573 miles498 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSat 12:40 PM964 km599 miles520 nmNortheast NE
MajuroSat 12:40 PM1399 km869 miles755 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiSat 12:40 PM1430 km889 miles772 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaSat 11:40 AM1448 km900 miles782 nmSouth S
PalikirSat 11:40 AM1609 km1000 miles869 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandFri 12:40 PM1932 km1200 miles1043 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuvaSat 12:40 PM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbySat 10:40 AM2234 km1388 miles1206 nmWest-southwest WSW
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