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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 01:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 07' South, Longitude: 147° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.93 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"1006.37 miwest0° 00' 48.5"0.93 misouth1006.34 mi
24 hours0° 00' 30.0"0.56 miwest0° 19' 19.6"22.15 misouth22.16 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° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.30 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' 52.4"1005.03 miwest0° 10' 48.9"12.39 misouth1005.07 mi
24 hours11° 28' 01.5"793.10 mieast4° 19' 47.3"297.52 misouth845.84 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsThu 11:54 AM343 km213 miles185 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyThu 11:54 AM516 km320 miles278 nmNorth N
LaeThu 11:54 AM816 km507 miles441 nmNorth N
JayapuraThu 10:54 AM1462 km909 miles790 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraThu 12:54 PM1490 km926 miles804 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrisbaneThu 11:54 AM1600 km994 miles864 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Alice SpringsThu 11:24 AM1753 km1089 miles947 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinThu 11:24 AM1774 km1103 miles958 nmWest W
ManokwariThu 10:54 AM2054 km1276 miles1109 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Thu 12:54 PM2226 km1383 miles1202 nmSouth S
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