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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

UTC time = Monday, September 23, 2013 at 2:34:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, September 23, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 06' South, Longitude: 139° 37' 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' 15.5"6.06 miWest0° 23' 21.1"26.74 miSouth27.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 23, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 44' North, Longitude: 2° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.81 meters/second, 1554.5 km/hour, 965.9 miles/hour or 839.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.10 miWest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 miNorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.9"965.71 miWest0° 06' 27.5"7.40 miNorth965.49 mi
24 hours11° 53' 35.1"791.92 miEast2° 10' 35.5"149.67 miNorth801.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraMon 11:34 AM296 km184 miles160 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariMon 11:34 AM624 km388 miles337 nmWest W
MelekeokMon 11:34 AM1006 km625 miles543 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port MoresbyMon 12:34 PM1332 km828 miles719 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaMon 12:34 PM1604 km997 miles866 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManadoMon 10:34 AM1654 km1028 miles893 nmWest W
DarwinMon 12:04 PM1676 km1041 miles905 nmSouthwest SW
General SantosMon 10:34 AM1745 km1084 miles942 nmWest-northwest WNW
DavaoMon 10:34 AM1745 km1084 miles942 nmWest-northwest WNW
DiliMon 11:34 AM1816 km1128 miles981 nmWest-southwest WSW

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