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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 = Tuesday, November 5, 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 40' South, Longitude: 165° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.70 meters/second, 1608.1 km/hour, 999.2 miles/hour or 868.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.65 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.0"999.03 miWest0° 00' 45.5"0.87 miSouth999.00 mi
24 hours0° 00' 30.3"0.56 miEast0° 18' 06.7"20.76 miSouth20.76 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 30' South, Longitude: 173° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.62 meters/second, 1521.4 km/hour, 945.4 miles/hour or 821.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.76 miWest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 miSouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 24' 23.9"945.08 miWest0° 03' 55.6"4.50 miSouth944.91 mi
24 hours14° 22' 59.6"943.55 miEast0° 58' 15.8"66.79 miSouth943.19 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleTue 11:40 AM137 km85 miles74 nmEast E
Port VilaTue 11:40 AM345 km214 miles186 nmSoutheast SE
NoumeaTue 11:40 AM734 km456 miles396 nmSouth S
HoniaraTue 11:40 AM945 km587 miles510 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Tue 1:40 PM1361 km846 miles735 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiTue 12:40 PM1648 km1024 miles890 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenTue 12:40 PM1676 km1042 miles905 nmNorth N
BrisbaneTue 10:40 AM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaTue 12:40 PM2044 km1270 miles1104 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaTue 1:40 PM2084 km1295 miles1126 nmEast-southeast ESE

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