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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 = Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 1:28:00 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 Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 01:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 01' North, Longitude: 156° 08' East

The ground speed is currently 463.94 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' 13.0"1037.81 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 miSouth1037.81 mi
24 hours0° 05' 14.0"6.03 miWest0° 23' 21.8"26.76 miSouth27.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 01:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 39' North, Longitude: 142° 49' East

The ground speed is currently 449.95 meters/second, 1619.8 kilometres/hour, 1006.5 miles/hour or 874.6 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"16.77 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miSouth16.78 mi
1 hour14° 33' 56.3"1006.44 miWest0° 09' 28.1"10.84 miSouth1006.56 mi
24 hours10° 28' 04.3"723.30 miEast3° 49' 54.9"263.28 miSouth770.27 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
BukaTue 11:28 AM624 km388 miles337 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RabaulTue 11:28 AM643 km399 miles347 nmSouthwest SW
ArawaTue 11:28 AM693 km431 miles374 nmSouth S
PalikirTue 12:28 PM796 km495 miles430 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KoloniaTue 12:28 PM802 km498 miles433 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GizoTue 12:28 PM901 km560 miles487 nmSouth S
WenoTue 11:28 AM951 km591 miles513 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraTue 12:28 PM1127 km700 miles608 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenTue 1:28 PM1202 km747 miles649 nmEast E
Port MoresbyTue 11:28 AM1442 km896 miles779 nmSouthwest SW

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