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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

UTC time = Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 12:40:00 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 44' South, Longitude: 165° 54' 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"1003.47 miWest0° 00' 47.4"0.91 miSouth1003.44 mi
24 hours0° 00' 06.3"0.12 miWest0° 18' 52.2"21.62 miSouth21.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 24' South, Longitude: 146° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.04 meters/second, 1591.3 km/hour, 988.8 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' 12.0"988.63 miWest0° 10' 06.9"11.59 miSouth988.46 mi
24 hours12° 39' 12.4"863.54 miEast3° 48' 44.9"262.05 miSouth897.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleSat 11:40 AM162 km101 miles87 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaSat 11:40 AM421 km262 miles227 nmSoutheast SE
NoumeaSat 11:40 AM836 km520 miles452 nmSouth S
HoniaraSat 11:40 AM873 km543 miles472 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Sat 1:40 PM1389 km863 miles750 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenSat 12:40 PM1574 km978 miles850 nmNorth N
FunafutiSat 12:40 PM1604 km997 miles866 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrisbaneSat 10:40 AM1940 km1206 miles1048 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSat 12:40 PM1950 km1212 miles1053 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbySat 10:40 AM2118 km1316 miles1144 nmWest-northwest WNW

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