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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 Monday, October 7, 2013 at 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 30' South, Longitude: 166° 42' 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"1033.08 miwest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 misouth1033.07 mi
24 hours0° 04' 15.5"4.89 miwest0° 22' 55.5"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: 169° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.08 meters/second, 1559.1 km/hour, 968.8 miles/hour or 841.8 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' 31.5"968.60 miwest0° 07' 57.0"9.11 misouth968.36 mi
24 hours13° 15' 18.0"887.99 mieast2° 45' 49.9"190.05 misouth902.36 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 PM549 km341 miles296 nmNorth N
HoniaraMon 11:40 AM863 km536 miles466 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaMon 12:40 PM1036 km644 miles559 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaMon 11:40 AM1366 km848 miles737 nmSouth S
FunafutiMon 12:40 PM1422 km884 miles768 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroMon 12:40 PM1484 km922 miles802 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirMon 11:40 AM1668 km1036 miles901 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaMon 12:40 PM1892 km1176 miles1022 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandSun 12:40 PM1972 km1225 miles1065 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port MoresbyMon 10:40 AM2198 km1366 miles1187 nmWest-southwest WSW
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