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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, September 23, 2014 at 01:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 01' North, Longitude: 158° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.94 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' 13.0"1037.89 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.89 mi
24 hours0° 05' 14.0"6.04 miwest0° 23' 21.8"26.76 misouth27.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 01:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 40' North, Longitude: 144° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.94 meters/second, 1619.8 km/hour, 1006.5 miles/hour or 874.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.8"16.78 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.78 mi
1 hour14° 33' 56.3"1006.49 miwest0° 09' 27.9"10.84 misouth1006.61 mi
24 hours10° 28' 01.9"723.29 mieast3° 49' 53.2"263.27 misouth770.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BukaTue 11:18 AM729 km453 miles394 nmSouthwest SW
ArawaTue 11:18 AM757 km470 miles409 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirTue 12:18 PM763 km474 miles412 nmNorth N
GizoTue 12:18 PM914 km568 miles493 nmSouth S
YarenTue 1:18 PM955 km593 miles515 nmEast E
HoniaraTue 12:18 PM1060 km658 miles572 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyTue 11:18 AM1621 km1008 miles876 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroTue 1:18 PM1629 km1012 miles880 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaTue 1:18 PM1637 km1017 miles884 nmEast E
JayapuraTue 10:18 AM1985 km1233 miles1072 nmWest W
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