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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 21, 2013 at 02:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 43' South, Longitude: 134° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.85 meters/second, 1641.0 km/hour, 1019.7 miles/hour or 886.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.00 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.00 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.0"1019.67 miwest0° 00' 53.3"1.02 misouth1019.64 mi
24 hours0° 02' 22.2"2.69 miwest0° 21' 15.7"24.36 misouth24.50 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 21, 2013 at 02:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 10' North, Longitude: 20° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.55 meters/second, 1542.8 km/hour, 958.6 miles/hour or 833.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"15.98 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 30' 02.8"958.46 miwest0° 05' 05.4"5.83 minorth958.26 mi
24 hours11° 58' 25.7"791.49 mieast1° 36' 32.2"110.66 minorth795.69 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinMon 12:14 PM482 km300 miles260 nmWest-southwest WSW
BaucauMon 11:44 AM959 km596 miles518 nmWest-northwest WNW
Tennant CreekMon 12:14 PM991 km616 miles535 nmSouth S
DiliMon 11:44 AM1050 km652 miles567 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariMon 11:44 AM1093 km679 miles590 nmNorth N
JayapuraMon 11:44 AM1109 km689 miles599 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbyMon 12:44 PM1355 km842 miles732 nmEast E
CairnsMon 12:44 PM1362 km846 miles735 nmEast-southeast ESE
Alice SpringsMon 12:14 PM1441 km895 miles778 nmSouth S
ManadoMon 10:44 AM1750 km1087 miles945 nmNorthwest NW
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