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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 13, 2013 at 02:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 48' South, Longitude: 133° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.65 meters/second, 1654.7 km/hour, 1028.2 miles/hour or 893.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.14 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.14 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.0"1028.22 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 misouth1028.20 mi
24 hours0° 03' 33.5"4.07 miwest0° 22' 21.4"25.61 misouth25.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 02:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 52' South, Longitude: 118° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.04 meters/second, 1562.5 km/hour, 970.9 miles/hour or 843.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.18 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 27' 15.7"970.81 miwest0° 08' 30.6"9.75 minorth971.16 mi
24 hours12° 52' 12.2"864.43 mieast3° 44' 24.4"257.10 minorth907.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinSun 12:20 PM610 km379 miles329 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariSun 11:50 AM767 km477 miles414 nmNorth N
AmbonSun 11:50 AM770 km479 miles416 nmNorthwest NW
BaucauSun 11:50 AM813 km505 miles439 nmWest W
SameSun 11:50 AM908 km564 miles490 nmWest W
DiliSun 11:50 AM910 km565 miles491 nmWest W
SuaiSun 11:50 AM956 km594 miles516 nmWest W
JayapuraSun 11:50 AM961 km597 miles519 nmNortheast NE
KendariSun 10:50 AM1318 km819 miles712 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManadoSun 10:50 AM1430 km889 miles772 nmNorthwest NW
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