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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 21, 2013 at 2:44:00 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 21, 2013 at 02:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 43' South, Longitude: 135° 10' 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"1019.60 miWest0° 00' 53.3"1.02 miSouth1019.57 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: 19° 45' 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"958.40 miWest0° 05' 05.5"5.84 miNorth958.20 mi
24 hours11° 58' 25.7"791.44 miEast1° 36' 34.6"110.70 miNorth795.65 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 PM510 km317 miles275 nmWest-southwest WSW
BaucauMon 11:44 AM989 km614 miles534 nmWest-northwest WNW
Tennant CreekMon 12:14 PM994 km618 miles537 nmSouth S
DiliMon 11:44 AM1080 km671 miles583 nmWest-northwest WNW
JayapuraMon 11:44 AM1092 km678 miles589 nmNortheast NE
ManokwariMon 11:44 AM1096 km681 miles592 nmNorth N
Port MoresbyMon 12:44 PM1324 km823 miles715 nmEast E
CairnsMon 12:44 PM1336 km830 miles721 nmEast-southeast ESE
Alice SpringsMon 12:14 PM1444 km897 miles780 nmSouth S
ManadoMon 10:44 AM1770 km1100 miles955 nmNorthwest NW

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