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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 00:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 07' South, Longitude: 164° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.09 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' 21.5"5.01 miwest0° 22' 59.8"26.34 misouth26.81 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 00:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 56' South, Longitude: 175° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.82 meters/second, 1583.4 km/hour, 983.8 miles/hour or 854.9 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' 58.7"983.66 miwest0° 09' 34.9"10.98 misouth983.45 mi
24 hours347° 18' 42.5"861.78 miwest3° 32' 25.8"243.38 misouth890.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenSun 12:50 PM570 km354 miles308 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraSun 11:50 AM697 km433 miles377 nmSouthwest SW
GizoSun 11:50 AM915 km568 miles494 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArawaSun 10:50 AM1004 km624 miles542 nmWest W
TarawaSun 12:50 PM1184 km736 miles639 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaSun 11:50 AM1455 km904 miles786 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirSun 11:50 AM1508 km937 miles814 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroSun 12:50 PM1544 km959 miles834 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiSun 12:50 PM1663 km1034 miles898 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbySun 10:50 AM1977 km1228 miles1067 nmWest-southwest WSW
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