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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 Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 01:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 45' South, Longitude: 150° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.65 meters/second, 1615.1 km/hour, 1003.6 miles/hour or 872.1 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"1003.48 miwest0° 00' 47.3"0.91 misouth1003.45 mi
24 hours0° 00' 05.9"0.11 miwest0° 18' 51.6"21.61 misouth21.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 01:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 34' South, Longitude: 131° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.78 meters/second, 1590.4 km/hour, 988.2 miles/hour or 858.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.47 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 29' 07.8"988.13 miwest0° 10' 04.2"11.54 misouth987.95 mi
24 hours12° 41' 00.1"865.21 mieast3° 47' 22.8"260.50 misouth898.35 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsSat 11:40 AM572 km355 miles309 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbySat 11:40 AM695 km432 miles375 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LaeSat 11:40 AM972 km604 miles525 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GizoSat 12:40 PM1000 km622 miles540 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraSat 12:40 PM1174 km729 miles634 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrisbaneSat 11:40 AM1430 km889 miles772 nmSouth S
JayapuraSat 10:40 AM1735 km1078 miles937 nmNorthwest NW
Port VilaSat 12:40 PM1920 km1193 miles1036 nmEast-southeast ESE
Alice SpringsSat 11:10 AM2018 km1254 miles1090 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sydney *Sat 12:40 PM2118 km1316 miles1144 nmSouth S
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