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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 02:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 46' South, Longitude: 135° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.62 meters/second, 1615.0 km/hour, 1003.5 miles/hour or 872.0 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"1003.42 miwest0° 00' 47.3"0.91 misouth1003.39 mi
24 hours0° 00' 05.3"0.10 miwest0° 18' 50.9"21.60 misouth21.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 02:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 44' South, Longitude: 117° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.53 meters/second, 1589.5 km/hour, 987.7 miles/hour or 858.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.46 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 29' 03.5"987.56 miwest0° 10' 01.8"11.49 misouth987.38 mi
24 hours12° 42' 46.0"866.79 mieast3° 46' 00.1"258.93 misouth899.35 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekSat 12:10 PM562 km349 miles303 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DarwinSat 12:10 PM576 km358 miles311 nmWest-northwest WNW
Alice SpringsSat 12:10 PM1006 km625 miles543 nmSouth S
CairnsSat 12:40 PM1114 km692 miles601 nmEast-southeast ESE
DiliSat 11:40 AM1292 km803 miles698 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbySat 12:40 PM1389 km863 miles750 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraSat 11:40 AM1463 km909 miles790 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManokwariSat 11:40 AM1546 km961 miles835 nmNorth N
EuclaSat 11:25 AM1995 km1239 miles1077 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MakassarSat 10:40 AM2069 km1286 miles1117 nmWest-northwest WNW
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