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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Monday, November 4, 2013 at 12:40:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, November 4, 2013 at 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 22' South, Longitude: 165° 54' East

The ground speed is currently 447.36 meters/second, 1610.5 kilometres/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1000.52 miWest0° 00' 46.1"0.88 miSouth1000.49 mi
24 hours0° 00' 18.0"0.34 miEast0° 18' 22.3"21.05 miSouth21.06 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 4, 2013 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 20' South, Longitude: 172° 40' East

The ground speed is currently 428.29 meters/second, 1541.9 kilometres/hour, 958.1 miles/hour or 832.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 43.3"957.80 miWest0° 06' 40.8"7.66 miSouth957.55 mi
24 hours346° 00' 58.7"928.27 miWest2° 09' 48.9"148.79 miSouth934.82 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleMon 11:40 AM138 km86 miles75 nmEast E
Port VilaMon 11:40 AM369 km229 miles199 nmSoutheast SE
NoumeaMon 11:40 AM767 km477 miles414 nmSouth S
HoniaraMon 11:40 AM921 km572 miles497 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Mon 1:40 PM1370 km851 miles740 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiMon 12:40 PM1633 km1015 miles882 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenMon 12:40 PM1643 km1021 miles887 nmNorth N
BrisbaneMon 10:40 AM1889 km1174 miles1020 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaMon 12:40 PM2014 km1251 miles1087 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaMon 1:40 PM2097 km1303 miles1132 nmEast-southeast ESE

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