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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

UTC time = Monday, October 7, 2013 at 12:40:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, October 7, 2013 at 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 29' South, Longitude: 166° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.81 meters/second, 1662.5 km/hour, 1033.0 miles/hour or 897.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.22 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1033.01 miWest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 miSouth1033.00 mi
24 hours0° 04' 15.5"4.89 miWest0° 22' 55.6"26.26 miSouth26.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 7, 2013 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 27' South, Longitude: 168° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.09 meters/second, 1559.1 km/hour, 968.8 miles/hour or 841.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.15 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 miSouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 27' 31.6"968.55 miWest0° 07' 57.2"9.11 miSouth968.30 mi
24 hours13° 15' 16.4"887.91 miEast2° 45' 52.3"190.09 miSouth902.29 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenMon 12:40 PM547 km340 miles295 nmNorth N
HoniaraMon 11:40 AM890 km553 miles480 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaMon 12:40 PM1015 km631 miles548 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaMon 11:40 AM1363 km847 miles736 nmSouth S
FunafutiMon 12:40 PM1390 km864 miles751 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroMon 12:40 PM1475 km916 miles796 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirMon 11:40 AM1686 km1048 miles911 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaMon 12:40 PM1872 km1163 miles1011 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandSun 12:40 PM1943 km1207 miles1049 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port MoresbyMon 10:40 AM2228 km1384 miles1203 nmWest-southwest WSW

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