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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 Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 07' South, Longitude: 166° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.10 meters/second, 1663.5 km/hour, 1033.7 miles/hour or 898.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.23 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.23 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.9"1033.73 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1033.71 mi
24 hours0° 04' 21.6"5.01 miwest0° 22' 59.8"26.34 misouth26.81 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 54' South, Longitude: 178° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.86 meters/second, 1583.5 km/hour, 983.9 miles/hour or 855.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.40 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 28' 59.2"983.82 miwest0° 09' 35.5"10.99 misouth983.61 mi
24 hours347° 18' 55.5"861.66 miwest3° 32' 40.4"243.67 misouth889.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenSun 12:40 PM506 km315 miles273 nmNorth N
HoniaraSun 11:40 AM892 km554 miles482 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSun 12:40 PM1000 km621 miles540 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaSun 11:40 AM1407 km874 miles760 nmSouth S
FunafutiSun 12:40 PM1425 km886 miles770 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroSun 12:40 PM1442 km896 miles779 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirSun 11:40 AM1638 km1018 miles885 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaSun 12:40 PM1919 km1192 miles1036 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandSat 12:40 PM1952 km1213 miles1054 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port MoresbySun 10:40 AM2215 km1377 miles1196 nmWest-southwest WSW
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