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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, August 26, 2014 at 02:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 28' North, Longitude: 145° 43' 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"1020.56 miwest0° 00' 52.0"0.99 misouth1020.58 mi
24 hours0° 04' 14.2"4.80 miwest0° 20' 54.9"23.96 misouth24.44 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° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.58 meters/second, 1614.9 km/hour, 1003.5 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 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 34' 03.5"1003.45 miwest0° 09' 10.9"10.52 misouth1003.63 mi
24 hours10° 21' 43.0"713.76 mieast3° 45' 27.6"258.21 misouth760.58 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 PM348 km216 miles188 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SaipanTue 12:18 PM523 km325 miles282 nmNorth N
MelekeokTue 11:18 AM1262 km784 miles682 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirTue 1:18 PM1426 km886 miles770 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraTue 11:18 AM1542 km958 miles833 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariTue 11:18 AM1799 km1118 miles971 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyTue 12:18 PM2210 km1373 miles1193 nmSouth S
Wake IslandTue 2:18 PM2452 km1523 miles1324 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManadoTue 10:18 AM2513 km1562 miles1357 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenTue 2:18 PM2645 km1643 miles1428 nmEast-southeast ESE
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