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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 2:28:00 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 Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 02:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 28' North, Longitude: 143° 29' 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"1020.49 miWest0° 00' 52.0"0.99 miSouth1020.52 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 02:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 16' North, Longitude: 147° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.60 meters/second, 1615.0 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 miSouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 34' 03.7"1003.42 miWest0° 09' 11.0"10.52 miSouth1003.60 mi
24 hours10° 21' 42.7"713.73 miEast3° 45' 31.0"258.26 miSouth760.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaTue 12:28 PM359 km223 miles194 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SaipanTue 12:28 PM578 km359 miles312 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MelekeokTue 11:28 AM1029 km639 miles556 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraTue 11:28 AM1472 km914 miles795 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariTue 11:28 AM1632 km1014 miles881 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirTue 1:28 PM1661 km1032 miles897 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyTue 12:28 PM2241 km1393 miles1210 nmSouth S
ManadoTue 10:28 AM2290 km1423 miles1236 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaTue 10:28 AM2487 km1546 miles1343 nmWest-northwest WNW
Wake IslandTue 2:28 PM2672 km1660 miles1443 nmEast-northeast ENE

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