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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 areas 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 1:54:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 01:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 07' South, Longitude: 147° 25' East

The ground speed is currently 449.94 meters/second, 1619.8 kilometres/hour, 1006.5 miles/hour or 874.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.77 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.77 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.4"1006.30 miWest0° 00' 48.5"0.93 miSouth1006.27 mi
24 hours0° 00' 30.0"0.56 miWest0° 19' 19.6"22.15 miSouth22.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 01:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 05' South, Longitude: 105° 18' East

The ground speed is currently 449.30 meters/second, 1617.5 kilometres/hour, 1005.1 miles/hour or 873.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 52.4"1004.96 miWest0° 10' 48.9"12.39 miSouth1005.00 mi
24 hours11° 28' 00.2"793.02 miEast4° 19' 47.3"297.50 miSouth845.76 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsThu 11:54 AM357 km222 miles193 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyThu 11:54 AM516 km321 miles279 nmNorth N
LaeThu 11:54 AM817 km508 miles441 nmNorth N
Mount HagenThu 11:54 AM977 km607 miles528 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraThu 12:54 PM1461 km908 miles789 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraThu 10:54 AM1477 km918 miles798 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneThu 11:54 AM1589 km988 miles858 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Alice SpringsThu 11:24 AM1775 km1103 miles958 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinThu 11:24 AM1804 km1121 miles974 nmWest W
ManokwariThu 10:54 AM2075 km1290 miles1121 nmNorthwest NW

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