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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 = Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 2:18:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 02:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 28' North, Longitude: 145° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.24 meters/second, 1642.5 km/hour, 1020.6 miles/hour or 886.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.01 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.01 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.4"1020.48 miWest0° 00' 52.0"0.99 miSouth1020.51 mi
24 hours0° 04' 14.2"4.80 miWest0° 20' 54.9"23.96 miSouth24.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 02:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 17' North, Longitude: 149° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.58 meters/second, 1614.9 km/hour, 1003.4 miles/hour or 872.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 34.0"16.72 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miSouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 34' 03.5"1003.38 miWest0° 09' 10.9"10.51 miSouth1003.55 mi
24 hours10° 21' 43.1"713.71 miEast3° 45' 27.1"258.18 miSouth760.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaTue 12:18 PM358 km223 miles194 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SaipanTue 12:18 PM523 km325 miles283 nmNorth N
MelekeokTue 11:18 AM1292 km803 miles698 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirTue 1:18 PM1396 km867 miles754 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraTue 11:18 AM1554 km965 miles839 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariTue 11:18 AM1822 km1132 miles984 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyTue 12:18 PM2208 km1372 miles1192 nmSouth S
Wake IslandTue 2:18 PM2424 km1506 miles1309 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManadoTue 10:18 AM2542 km1579 miles1372 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenTue 2:18 PM2618 km1627 miles1414 nmEast-southeast ESE

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