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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

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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° 38' 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"16.66 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.0"999.10 miwest0° 00' 45.5"0.87 misouth999.06 mi
24 hours0° 00' 30.5"0.56 mieast0° 18' 06.7"20.76 misouth20.77 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° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.61 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' 23.8"945.14 miwest0° 03' 55.5"4.50 misouth944.97 mi
24 hours14° 23' 00.3"943.62 mieast0° 58' 12.4"66.73 misouth943.26 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 AM167 km104 miles90 nmEast E
Port VilaTue 11:40 AM367 km228 miles198 nmSoutheast SE
NoumeaTue 11:40 AM736 km457 miles397 nmSouth S
HoniaraTue 11:40 AM925 km575 miles499 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Tue 1:40 PM1390 km864 miles751 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiTue 12:40 PM1677 km1042 miles905 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenTue 12:40 PM1680 km1044 miles907 nmNorth N
BrisbaneTue 10:40 AM1844 km1146 miles996 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaTue 12:40 PM2056 km1278 miles1110 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaTue 1:40 PM2113 km1313 miles1141 nmEast-southeast ESE
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