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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 Monday, September 23, 2013 at 01:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 05' South, Longitude: 152° 07' 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' 13.1"1037.81 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.81 mi
24 hours0° 05' 15.6"6.06 miwest0° 23' 21.1"26.74 misouth27.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 23, 2013 at 01:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 39' North, Longitude: 14° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.00 meters/second, 1555.2 km/hour, 966.4 miles/hour or 839.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.11 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 minorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.9"966.14 miwest0° 06' 31.9"7.49 minorth965.91 mi
24 hours11° 53' 37.7"792.31 mieast2° 12' 22.9"151.72 minorth802.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BukaMon 11:44 AM656 km408 miles354 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ArawaMon 11:44 AM780 km485 miles421 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LaeMon 11:44 AM930 km578 miles502 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirMon 12:44 PM1025 km637 miles553 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbyMon 11:44 AM1171 km728 miles632 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraMon 10:44 AM1299 km807 miles701 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraMon 12:44 PM1350 km839 miles729 nmSoutheast SE
YarenMon 1:44 PM1648 km1024 miles890 nmEast E
HagåtñaMon 11:44 AM1705 km1060 miles921 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsMon 11:44 AM1988 km1235 miles1074 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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