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Day and Night World Map

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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 01:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 04' South
Longitude: 150° 37' 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"1002.01 miwest0° 00' 46.7"0.89 misouth1001.98 mi
24 hours0° 00' 06.2"0.12 mieast0° 18' 36.8"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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 21' South
Longitude: 144° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.04 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' 21.8"973.00 miwest0° 08' 41.7"9.96 misouth972.76 mi
24 hours13° 23' 21.2"901.21 mieast3° 05' 45.6"212.88 misouth919.95 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 AM558 km346 miles301 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbySun 11:40 AM724 km450 miles391 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LaeSun 11:40 AM1003 km623 miles542 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraSun 12:40 PM1191 km740 miles643 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrisbaneSun 11:40 AM1396 km867 miles754 nmSouth S
JayapuraSun 10:40 AM1762 km1095 miles951 nmNorthwest NW
Port VilaSun 12:40 PM1913 km1188 miles1033 nmEast-southeast ESE
Alice SpringsSun 11:10 AM2000 km1243 miles1080 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sydney *Sun 12:40 PM2083 km1295 miles1125 nmSouth S
DarwinSun 11:10 AM2157 km1340 miles1165 nmWest W
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