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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 Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 02:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 17' North, Longitude: 137° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.94 meters/second, 1670.2 km/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.3"1037.80 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.80 mi
24 hours0° 05' 17.5"6.10 miwest0° 23' 20.4"26.73 misouth27.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 02:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 46' North, Longitude: 12° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.51 meters/second, 1575.0 km/hour, 978.7 miles/hour or 850.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.31 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 minorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.2"978.51 miwest0° 08' 23.6"9.62 minorth978.28 mi
24 hours11° 54' 08.2"803.02 mieast2° 59' 35.9"205.79 minorth824.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManokwariSun 11:44 AM372 km231 miles201 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraSun 11:44 AM500 km311 miles270 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokSun 11:44 AM847 km526 miles457 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManadoSun 10:44 AM1382 km859 miles746 nmWest W
General SantosSun 10:44 AM1483 km922 miles801 nmWest-northwest WNW
DavaoSun 10:44 AM1489 km925 miles804 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbySun 12:44 PM1544 km960 miles834 nmSoutheast SE
GorontaloSun 10:44 AM1574 km978 miles850 nmWest W
DarwinSun 12:14 PM1576 km979 miles851 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DiliSun 11:44 AM1618 km1006 miles874 nmSouthwest SW
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