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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 Monday, November 4, 2013 at 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 22' South
Longitude: 168° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.37 meters/second, 1610.5 km/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.6 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.68 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.4"1000.60 miwest0° 00' 46.1"0.88 misouth1000.57 mi
24 hours0° 00' 18.0"0.33 mieast0° 18' 22.4"21.06 misouth21.06 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 4, 2013 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 19' South
Longitude: 174° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.33 meters/second, 1542.0 km/hour, 958.2 miles/hour or 832.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.97 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 misouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 25' 43.9"957.96 miwest0° 06' 41.7"7.67 misouth957.71 mi
24 hours346° 01' 10.5"928.19 miwest2° 10' 13.3"149.26 misouth934.81 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleMon 11:30 AM103 km64 miles56 nmWest W
Port VilaMon 11:30 AM264 km164 miles142 nmSouth S
NoumeaMon 11:30 AM785 km488 miles424 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraMon 11:30 AM1103 km686 miles596 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Mon 1:30 PM1141 km709 miles616 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiMon 12:30 PM1425 km886 miles770 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenMon 12:30 PM1645 km1022 miles888 nmNorth N
NukualofaMon 1:30 PM1875 km1165 miles1012 nmEast-southeast ESE
TarawaMon 12:30 PM1932 km1200 miles1043 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrisbaneMon 10:30 AM2057 km1278 miles1111 nmSouthwest SW
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