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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 Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 01:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 51' North, Longitude: 152° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.70 meters/second, 1669.3 km/hour, 1037.3 miles/hour or 901.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.29 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.4"1037.35 miwest0° 00' 58.0"1.11 misouth1037.35 mi
24 hours0° 05' 22.0"6.19 miwest0° 23' 14.1"26.61 misouth27.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 01:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 44' South, Longitude: 46° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.24 meters/second, 1606.5 km/hour, 998.2 miles/hour or 867.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.64 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 28' 44.7"998.19 miwest0° 11' 39.2"13.35 minorth998.42 mi
24 hours12° 21' 13.4"851.67 mieast4° 42' 32.1"323.57 minorth912.87 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BukaWed 11:44 AM849 km527 miles458 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirWed 12:44 PM860 km534 miles464 nmNortheast NE
ArawaWed 11:44 AM966 km600 miles521 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyWed 11:44 AM1372 km853 miles741 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraWed 10:44 AM1377 km856 miles744 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraWed 12:44 PM1511 km939 miles816 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaWed 11:44 AM1529 km950 miles826 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenWed 1:44 PM1650 km1025 miles891 nmEast E
ManokwariWed 10:44 AM2050 km1274 miles1107 nmWest W
MelekeokWed 10:44 AM2055 km1277 miles1110 nmWest-northwest WNW
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