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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 Monday, September 22, 2014 at 02:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 23' North, Longitude: 143° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.93 meters/second, 1670.2 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' 13.1"1037.86 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.86 mi
24 hours0° 05' 15.8"6.07 miwest0° 23' 21.0"26.74 misouth27.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 22, 2014 at 02:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 13' North, Longitude: 119° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.78 meters/second, 1612.0 km/hour, 1001.7 miles/hour or 870.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.8"16.69 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 33' 55.1"1001.65 miwest0° 08' 58.6"10.28 misouth1001.85 mi
24 hours10° 25' 11.8"716.59 mieast3° 41' 54.4"254.15 misouth762.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraMon 11:18 AM445 km276 miles240 nmSouthwest SW
LaeMon 12:18 PM881 km547 miles475 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariMon 11:18 AM1053 km655 miles569 nmWest W
Port MoresbyMon 12:18 PM1165 km724 miles629 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MelekeokMon 11:18 AM1256 km780 miles678 nmNorthwest NW
HagåtñaMon 12:18 PM1454 km904 miles785 nmNorth N
PalikirMon 1:18 PM1787 km1110 miles965 nmEast-northeast ENE
CairnsMon 12:18 PM1932 km1200 miles1043 nmSouth S
DarwinMon 11:48 AM1990 km1236 miles1074 nmSouthwest SW
ManadoMon 10:18 AM2074 km1289 miles1120 nmWest W
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