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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 01:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 07' South, Longitude: 151° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.08 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"1033.70 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1033.69 mi
24 hours0° 04' 21.3"5.00 miwest0° 22' 59.6"26.34 misouth26.81 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 01:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 04' South, Longitude: 163° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.59 meters/second, 1582.5 km/hour, 983.3 miles/hour or 854.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.39 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 28' 55.6"983.22 miwest0° 09' 32.2"10.93 misouth983.01 mi
24 hours12° 42' 32.2"862.85 mieast3° 31' 01.9"241.80 misouth890.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BukaSun 11:40 AM323 km201 miles174 nmEast E
ArawaSun 11:40 AM437 km272 miles236 nmEast-southeast ESE
LaeSun 11:40 AM559 km347 miles302 nmWest-southwest WSW
GizoSun 12:40 PM650 km404 miles351 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbySun 11:40 AM697 km433 miles376 nmSouthwest SW
HoniaraSun 12:40 PM1021 km634 miles551 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraSun 10:40 AM1262 km784 miles681 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsSun 11:40 AM1460 km907 miles788 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirSun 12:40 PM1509 km938 miles815 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YarenSun 1:40 PM1758 km1092 miles949 nmEast-northeast ENE
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