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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Monday, September 22, 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, September 22, 2014 at 02:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 23' North, Longitude: 141° 14' East

The ground speed is currently 463.93 meters/second, 1670.2 kilometres/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1037.79 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 miSouth1037.79 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 02:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 11' North, Longitude: 117° 49' East

The ground speed is currently 447.80 meters/second, 1612.1 kilometres/hour, 1001.7 miles/hour or 870.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"1001.63 miWest0° 08' 58.8"10.29 miSouth1001.82 mi
24 hours10° 25' 11.7"716.57 miEast3° 41' 59.0"254.22 miSouth762.21 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraMon 11:28 AM329 km204 miles177 nmSouth S
Mount HagenMon 12:28 PM767 km477 miles414 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariMon 11:28 AM809 km503 miles437 nmWest W
LaeMon 12:28 PM1015 km631 miles548 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokMon 11:28 AM1075 km668 miles580 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyMon 12:28 PM1273 km791 miles687 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaMon 12:28 PM1499 km931 miles809 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinMon 11:58 AM1826 km1135 miles986 nmSouthwest SW
ManadoMon 10:28 AM1828 km1136 miles987 nmWest W
DavaoMon 10:28 AM1884 km1171 miles1018 nmWest-northwest WNW

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