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Day and Night World Map

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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 01:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 07' South
Longitude: 149° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.94 meters/second, 1619.8 km/hour, 1006.5 miles/hour or 874.6 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"1006.38 miwest0° 00' 48.5"0.93 misouth1006.35 mi
24 hours0° 00' 30.1"0.56 miwest0° 19' 19.8"22.15 misouth22.16 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 01:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 03' South
Longitude: 107° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.31 meters/second, 1617.5 km/hour, 1005.1 miles/hour or 873.4 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' 52.9"1005.04 miwest0° 10' 48.9"12.38 misouth1005.09 mi
24 hours11° 27' 49.7"792.88 mieast4° 19' 48.0"297.53 misouth845.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsThu 11:44 AM518 km322 miles280 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyThu 11:44 AM580 km360 miles313 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LaeThu 11:44 AM866 km538 miles467 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraThu 12:44 PM1238 km769 miles668 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrisbaneThu 11:44 AM1520 km945 miles821 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JayapuraThu 10:44 AM1613 km1002 miles871 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsThu 11:14 AM1969 km1223 miles1063 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaThu 12:44 PM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinThu 11:14 AM2044 km1270 miles1104 nmWest W
Sydney *Thu 12:44 PM2194 km1363 miles1185 nmSouth S
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