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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: 151° 50' 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"1037.89 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.89 mi
24 hours0° 05' 15.5"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: 13° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.00 meters/second, 1555.2 km/hour, 966.3 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"966.20 miwest0° 06' 31.9"7.48 minorth965.97 mi
24 hours11° 53' 37.6"792.36 mieast2° 12' 20.5"151.69 minorth802.36 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArawaMon 11:44 AM796 km494 miles430 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LaeMon 11:44 AM912 km566 miles492 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirMon 12:44 PM1046 km650 miles565 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbyMon 11:44 AM1157 km719 miles625 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraMon 10:44 AM1268 km788 miles685 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraMon 12:44 PM1370 km851 miles740 nmSoutheast SE
YarenMon 1:44 PM1679 km1043 miles907 nmEast E
HagåtñaMon 11:44 AM1691 km1051 miles913 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsMon 11:44 AM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariMon 10:44 AM1981 km1231 miles1069 nmWest W
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