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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: 152° 03' 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"1033.63 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1033.62 mi
24 hours0° 04' 21.3"5.00 miwest0° 22' 59.6"26.33 misouth26.80 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° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.60 meters/second, 1582.5 km/hour, 983.4 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"983.16 miwest0° 09' 32.2"10.93 misouth982.95 mi
24 hours12° 42' 30.4"862.77 mieast3° 31' 03.8"241.81 misouth890.51 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 AM292 km182 miles158 nmEast E
ArawaSun 11:40 AM408 km253 miles220 nmEast-southeast ESE
LaeSun 11:40 AM589 km366 miles318 nmWest-southwest WSW
GizoSun 12:40 PM624 km388 miles337 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbySun 11:40 AM720 km447 miles389 nmSouthwest SW
HoniaraSun 12:40 PM994 km618 miles537 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraSun 10:40 AM1292 km803 miles698 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsSun 11:40 AM1474 km916 miles796 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirSun 12:40 PM1495 km929 miles807 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YarenSun 1:40 PM1728 km1074 miles933 nmEast-northeast ENE
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