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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 Friday, November 1, 2013 at 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 25' South, Longitude: 165° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.33 meters/second, 1617.6 km/hour, 1005.1 miles/hour or 873.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.75 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.9"1004.93 miwest0° 00' 48.0"0.92 misouth1004.90 mi
24 hours0° 00' 18.5"0.35 miwest0° 19' 06.5"21.90 misouth21.90 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 12' South, Longitude: 134° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.97 meters/second, 1609.1 km/hour, 999.9 miles/hour or 868.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.66 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.7"999.72 miwest0° 10' 45.5"12.32 misouth999.65 mi
24 hours11° 59' 15.2"825.80 mieast4° 12' 05.7"288.73 misouth871.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleFri 11:40 AM183 km114 miles99 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaFri 11:40 AM449 km279 miles242 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraFri 11:40 AM851 km529 miles459 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaFri 11:40 AM871 km541 miles470 nmSouth S
Suva *Fri 1:40 PM1400 km870 miles756 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenFri 12:40 PM1540 km957 miles831 nmNorth N
FunafutiFri 12:40 PM1592 km989 miles859 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaFri 12:40 PM1918 km1192 miles1036 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrisbaneFri 10:40 AM1967 km1222 miles1062 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyFri 10:40 AM2111 km1311 miles1140 nmWest-northwest WNW
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