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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 Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 02:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 29' South, Longitude: 136° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.93 meters/second, 1670.1 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' 13.0"1037.85 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.85 mi
24 hours0° 05' 13.1"6.02 miwest0° 23' 21.6"26.75 misouth27.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 02:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 56' North, Longitude: 11° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.89 meters/second, 1536.8 km/hour, 954.9 miles/hour or 829.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.92 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 minorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 30' 18.1"954.75 miwest0° 04' 17.3"4.92 minorth954.57 mi
24 hours11° 51' 04.7"780.14 mieast1° 17' 12.2"88.50 minorth782.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManokwariTue 11:44 AM302 km187 miles163 nmWest W
JayapuraTue 11:44 AM496 km308 miles268 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokTue 11:44 AM914 km568 miles494 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AmbonTue 11:44 AM1017 km632 miles549 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManadoTue 10:44 AM1343 km835 miles725 nmWest W
DarwinTue 12:14 PM1476 km917 miles797 nmSouth-southwest SSW
General SantosTue 10:44 AM1479 km919 miles798 nmWest-northwest WNW
DavaoTue 10:44 AM1493 km928 miles806 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyTue 12:44 PM1523 km947 miles823 nmSoutheast SE
DiliTue 11:44 AM1526 km948 miles824 nmSouthwest SW
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