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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

UTC time = Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 2:08:00 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).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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: 146° 08' 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"1037.81 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 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 33' North, Longitude: 133° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.98 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"1006.52 miWest0° 09' 28.7"10.85 miSouth1006.64 mi
24 hours10° 28' 15.4"723.57 miEast3° 50' 01.7"263.41 miSouth770.53 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 AM667 km414 miles360 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mount HagenTue 12:08 PM682 km424 miles368 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LaeTue 12:08 PM751 km467 miles405 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyTue 12:08 PM1052 km654 miles568 nmSouth S
ManokwariTue 11:08 AM1348 km837 miles728 nmWest W
HagåtñaTue 12:08 PM1498 km931 miles809 nmNorth N
MelekeokTue 11:08 AM1523 km947 miles823 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalikirTue 1:08 PM1539 km956 miles831 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraTue 1:08 PM1853 km1151 miles1000 nmSoutheast SE
CairnsTue 12:08 PM1873 km1164 miles1011 nmSouth S

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