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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: 137° 02' 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"1037.77 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.77 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° 55' North, Longitude: 11° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.90 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"954.69 miwest0° 04' 17.4"4.92 minorth954.51 mi
24 hours11° 51' 05.0"780.10 mieast1° 17' 14.6"88.55 minorth782.23 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 AM332 km207 miles180 nmWest W
JayapuraTue 11:44 AM468 km291 miles253 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokTue 11:44 AM923 km573 miles498 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManadoTue 10:44 AM1374 km854 miles742 nmWest W
DarwinTue 12:14 PM1490 km926 miles804 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyTue 12:44 PM1500 km932 miles810 nmSoutheast SE
General SantosTue 10:44 AM1506 km936 miles813 nmWest-northwest WNW
DavaoTue 10:44 AM1518 km944 miles820 nmNorthwest NW
DiliTue 11:44 AM1551 km964 miles838 nmSouthwest SW
GorontaloTue 10:44 AM1559 km969 miles842 nmWest W
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