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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 Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 00:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 06' South, Longitude: 164° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.97 meters/second, 1619.9 km/hour, 1006.5 miles/hour or 874.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.78 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.78 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.4"1006.44 miwest0° 00' 48.5"0.93 misouth1006.41 mi
24 hours0° 00' 30.7"0.57 miwest0° 19' 20.3"22.16 misouth22.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 00:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 53' South, Longitude: 121° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.35 meters/second, 1617.7 km/hour, 1005.2 miles/hour or 873.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.75 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 55.3"1005.14 miwest0° 10' 48.4"12.38 misouth1005.20 mi
24 hours11° 26' 38.7"791.56 mieast4° 19' 50.8"297.59 misouth844.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleThu 11:44 AM315 km196 miles170 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaThu 11:44 AM563 km350 miles304 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraThu 11:44 AM725 km451 miles392 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaThu 11:44 AM924 km574 miles499 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenThu 12:44 PM1521 km945 miles821 nmNorth N
Suva *Thu 1:44 PM1541 km957 miles832 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiThu 12:44 PM1707 km1060 miles922 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrisbaneThu 10:44 AM1909 km1186 miles1031 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaThu 12:44 PM1948 km1210 miles1052 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbyThu 10:44 AM1969 km1223 miles1063 nmWest-northwest WNW
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