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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 = Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 12:44:00 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 Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 00:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 06' South, Longitude: 164° 55' 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"1006.37 miWest0° 00' 48.5"0.93 miSouth1006.34 mi
24 hours0° 00' 30.7"0.57 miWest0° 19' 20.4"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° 52' South, Longitude: 122° 15' 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"1005.08 miWest0° 10' 48.4"12.37 miSouth1005.13 mi
24 hours11° 26' 37.3"791.48 miEast4° 19' 51.0"297.57 miSouth844.44 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 AM290 km180 miles156 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaThu 11:44 AM543 km337 miles293 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraThu 11:44 AM747 km464 miles403 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaThu 11:44 AM919 km571 miles496 nmSouth S
Suva *Thu 1:44 PM1512 km940 miles817 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenThu 12:44 PM1516 km942 miles819 nmNorth N
FunafutiThu 12:44 PM1678 km1043 miles906 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrisbaneThu 10:44 AM1927 km1197 miles1041 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaThu 12:44 PM1934 km1202 miles1044 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbyThu 10:44 AM1998 km1242 miles1079 nmWest-northwest WNW

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