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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° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.32 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"1005.00 miwest0° 00' 48.0"0.92 misouth1004.97 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° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.97 meters/second, 1609.1 km/hour, 999.8 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 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.6"999.78 miwest0° 10' 45.5"12.32 misouth999.72 mi
24 hours11° 59' 17.0"825.88 mieast4° 12' 05.0"288.74 misouth871.61 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 AM206 km128 miles111 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaFri 11:40 AM466 km290 miles252 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraFri 11:40 AM828 km515 miles447 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaFri 11:40 AM873 km543 miles471 nmSouth S
Suva *Fri 1:40 PM1428 km887 miles771 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenFri 12:40 PM1542 km958 miles833 nmNorth N
FunafutiFri 12:40 PM1619 km1006 miles874 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaFri 12:40 PM1931 km1200 miles1043 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrisbaneFri 10:40 AM1948 km1210 miles1052 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyFri 10:40 AM2081 km1293 miles1124 nmWest-northwest WNW
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