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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° 17' 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"1033.72 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1033.71 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° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.81 meters/second, 1583.3 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"983.72 miwest0° 09' 34.9"10.98 misouth983.51 mi
24 hours347° 18' 40.9"861.86 miwest3° 32' 24.1"243.36 misouth890.08 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 PM585 km364 miles316 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraSun 11:50 AM675 km420 miles365 nmSouthwest SW
GizoSun 11:50 AM886 km551 miles478 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArawaSun 10:50 AM973 km605 miles525 nmWest W
TarawaSun 12:50 PM1209 km751 miles653 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaSun 11:50 AM1464 km910 miles790 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirSun 11:50 AM1493 km928 miles806 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroSun 12:50 PM1559 km969 miles842 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiSun 12:50 PM1694 km1052 miles914 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbySun 10:50 AM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmWest-southwest WSW
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