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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 Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 44' South
Longitude: 168° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.68 meters/second, 1615.2 km/hour, 1003.7 miles/hour or 872.2 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.73 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.5"1003.55 miwest0° 00' 47.4"0.91 misouth1003.52 mi
24 hours0° 00' 06.4"0.12 miwest0° 18' 52.3"21.63 misouth21.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 22' South
Longitude: 148° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.08 meters/second, 1591.5 km/hour, 988.9 miles/hour or 859.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.48 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 29' 12.6"988.79 miwest0° 10' 07.2"11.59 misouth988.61 mi
24 hours12° 38' 56.8"863.37 mieast3° 48' 56.8"262.29 misouth897.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleSat 11:30 AM133 km83 miles72 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaSat 11:30 AM333 km207 miles180 nmSouth S
NoumeaSat 11:30 AM852 km530 miles460 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraSat 11:30 AM1065 km662 miles575 nmWest-northwest WNW
Suva *Sat 1:30 PM1163 km723 miles628 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiSat 12:30 PM1391 km864 miles751 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenSat 12:30 PM1576 km979 miles851 nmNorth N
TarawaSat 12:30 PM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaSat 1:30 PM1902 km1182 miles1027 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrisbaneSat 10:30 AM2105 km1308 miles1137 nmSouthwest SW
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