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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° 06' South, Longitude: 167° 03' 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"1033.65 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1033.64 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° 23' 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"983.76 miwest0° 09' 35.6"10.99 misouth983.55 mi
24 hours347° 18' 57.1"861.58 miwest3° 32' 42.1"243.69 misouth889.91 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 km314 miles273 nmNorth N
HoniaraSun 11:40 AM918 km571 miles496 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSun 12:40 PM978 km608 miles528 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiSun 12:40 PM1396 km867 miles754 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaSun 11:40 AM1403 km872 miles758 nmSouth S
MajuroSun 12:40 PM1432 km890 miles773 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirSun 11:40 AM1656 km1029 miles894 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaSun 12:40 PM1899 km1180 miles1025 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandSat 12:40 PM1922 km1194 miles1038 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port MoresbySun 10:40 AM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmWest-southwest WSW
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