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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 02:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 00' North, Longitude: 145° 51' 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"6.03 miwest0° 23' 21.8"26.76 misouth27.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 32' North, Longitude: 132° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.99 meters/second, 1619.9 km/hour, 1006.6 miles/hour or 874.7 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' 56.0"1006.59 miwest0° 09' 28.7"10.86 misouth1006.71 mi
24 hours10° 28' 15.6"723.63 mieast3° 50' 01.9"263.44 misouth770.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraTue 11:08 AM638 km397 miles345 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mount HagenTue 12:08 PM673 km418 miles363 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LaeTue 12:08 PM755 km469 miles408 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyTue 12:08 PM1056 km656 miles570 nmSouth S
ManokwariTue 11:08 AM1316 km818 miles711 nmWest W
HagåtñaTue 12:08 PM1495 km929 miles807 nmNorth N
MelekeokTue 11:08 AM1497 km930 miles808 nmNorthwest NW
PalikirTue 1:08 PM1566 km973 miles846 nmEast-northeast ENE
CairnsTue 12:08 PM1872 km1163 miles1011 nmSouth S
HoniaraTue 1:08 PM1879 km1167 miles1014 nmSoutheast SE
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