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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° 54' 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"1003.41 miwest0° 00' 47.3"0.91 misouth1003.38 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: 132° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.79 meters/second, 1590.4 km/hour, 988.3 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"988.07 miwest0° 10' 04.4"11.54 misouth987.89 mi
24 hours12° 40' 58.1"865.12 mieast3° 47' 24.3"260.51 misouth898.27 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 AM599 km372 miles324 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbySat 11:40 AM712 km442 miles384 nmNorthwest NW
GizoSat 12:40 PM980 km609 miles529 nmNortheast NE
LaeSat 11:40 AM984 km612 miles532 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraSat 12:40 PM1148 km713 miles620 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrisbaneSat 11:40 AM1426 km886 miles770 nmSouth S
JayapuraSat 10:40 AM1754 km1090 miles947 nmNorthwest NW
Port VilaSat 12:40 PM1890 km1175 miles1021 nmEast-southeast ESE
Alice SpringsSat 11:10 AM2044 km1270 miles1104 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sydney *Sat 12:40 PM2118 km1316 miles1143 nmSouth S
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