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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

UTC time = Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 1:40:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 01:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 04' South, Longitude: 150° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.99 meters/second, 1612.8 km/hour, 1002.1 miles/hour or 870.8 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"1001.94 miWest0° 00' 46.7"0.89 miSouth1001.91 mi
24 hours0° 00' 06.2"0.12 miEast0° 18' 36.9"21.33 miSouth21.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 01:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 21' South, Longitude: 144° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.05 meters/second, 1566.2 km/hour, 973.2 miles/hour or 845.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"16.22 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miSouth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 27' 21.9"972.94 miWest0° 08' 41.7"9.96 miSouth972.70 mi
24 hours13° 23' 19.3"901.12 miEast3° 05' 47.8"212.91 miSouth919.87 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsSun 11:40 AM586 km364 miles316 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbySun 11:40 AM740 km460 miles400 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GizoSun 12:40 PM1006 km625 miles543 nmNortheast NE
LaeSun 11:40 AM1016 km631 miles548 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraSun 12:40 PM1165 km724 miles629 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrisbaneSun 11:40 AM1391 km864 miles751 nmSouth S
JayapuraSun 10:40 AM1781 km1106 miles962 nmNorthwest NW
Port VilaSun 12:40 PM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmEast-southeast ESE
Alice SpringsSun 11:10 AM2024 km1258 miles1093 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sydney *Sun 12:40 PM2083 km1294 miles1125 nmSouth S

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