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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° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.62 meters/second, 1615.0 km/hour, 1003.5 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"1003.35 miwest0° 00' 47.3"0.91 misouth1003.32 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° 40' 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' 03.6"987.50 miwest0° 10' 01.8"11.49 misouth987.32 mi
24 hours12° 42' 44.0"866.70 mieast3° 46' 01.6"258.94 misouth899.27 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 PM570 km354 miles308 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DarwinSat 12:10 PM603 km375 miles326 nmWest-northwest WNW
Alice SpringsSat 12:10 PM1012 km629 miles546 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsSat 12:40 PM1084 km674 miles586 nmEast-southeast ESE
DiliSat 11:40 AM1318 km819 miles711 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbySat 12:40 PM1361 km846 miles735 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraSat 11:40 AM1451 km902 miles784 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManokwariSat 11:40 AM1550 km963 miles837 nmNorth N
EuclaSat 11:25 AM2005 km1246 miles1082 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MakassarSat 10:40 AM2096 km1302 miles1132 nmWest-northwest WNW
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