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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 02:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 28' North, Longitude: 143° 13' 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 misouth1020.59 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° 11' 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"16.73 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 34' 03.7"1003.49 miwest0° 09' 11.0"10.52 misouth1003.67 mi
24 hours10° 21' 42.7"713.78 mieast3° 45' 31.5"258.28 misouth760.61 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 PM372 km231 miles201 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SaipanTue 12:28 PM591 km367 miles319 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MelekeokTue 11:28 AM1000 km621 miles540 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraTue 11:28 AM1465 km910 miles791 nmSouth S
ManokwariTue 11:28 AM1612 km1002 miles870 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirTue 1:28 PM1692 km1051 miles914 nmEast-southeast ESE
DavaoTue 10:28 AM1972 km1225 miles1065 nmWest W
Port MoresbyTue 12:28 PM2247 km1396 miles1213 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManadoTue 10:28 AM2262 km1405 miles1221 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaTue 10:28 AM2456 km1526 miles1326 nmWest-northwest WNW
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