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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 Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 01:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 03' South, Longitude: 160° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.01 meters/second, 1612.8 km/hour, 1002.2 miles/hour or 870.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.70 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.0"1002.05 miwest0° 00' 46.7"0.89 misouth1002.02 mi
24 hours0° 00' 06.0"0.11 mieast0° 18' 37.2"21.34 misouth21.34 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 01:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 15' South, Longitude: 154° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.24 meters/second, 1566.9 km/hour, 973.6 miles/hour or 846.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.23 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 27' 24.7"973.45 miwest0° 08' 44.6"10.02 misouth973.20 mi
24 hours13° 22' 12.4"900.29 mieast3° 07' 09.3"214.47 misouth919.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraSun 12:00 Noon626 km389 miles338 nmNorth N
LuganvilleSun 12:00 Noon706 km439 miles381 nmEast E
GizoSun 12:00 Noon872 km542 miles471 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaSun 12:00 Noon874 km543 miles472 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaSun 12:00 Noon1007 km626 miles544 nmSoutheast SE
BrisbaneSun 11:00 AM1583 km984 miles855 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbySun 11:00 AM1587 km986 miles857 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsSun 11:00 AM1602 km995 miles865 nmWest W
YarenSun 1:00 PM1749 km1087 miles944 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Sun 2:00 PM1930 km1199 miles1042 nmEast-southeast ESE
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