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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 = Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 1:44:00 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 Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 01:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 51' North, Longitude: 152° 34' East

The ground speed is currently 463.70 meters/second, 1669.3 kilometres/hour, 1037.3 miles/hour or 901.4 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' 00.1"17.29 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.4"1037.27 miWest0° 00' 58.0"1.11 miSouth1037.28 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° 06' West

The ground speed is currently 446.24 meters/second, 1606.4 kilometres/hour, 998.2 miles/hour or 867.4 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' 28.6"16.64 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miNorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 28' 44.6"998.11 miWest0° 11' 39.2"13.35 miNorth998.34 mi
24 hours12° 21' 14.1"851.62 miEast4° 42' 31.9"323.54 miNorth912.82 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
WenoWed 11:44 AM624 km388 miles337 nmNorth N
RabaulWed 11:44 AM671 km417 miles363 nmSouth S
PalikirWed 12:44 PM836 km520 miles452 nmNortheast NE
KoloniaWed 12:44 PM844 km524 miles456 nmNortheast NE
ArawaWed 11:44 AM954 km593 miles515 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyWed 11:44 AM1385 km861 miles748 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraWed 10:44 AM1406 km874 miles759 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraWed 12:44 PM1494 km928 miles806 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaWed 11:44 AM1546 km961 miles835 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenWed 1:44 PM1620 km1007 miles875 nmEast E

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