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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 02:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 00' North, Longitude: 143° 38' 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 02:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 31' North, Longitude: 130° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.99 meters/second, 1620.0 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' 55.9"1006.54 miwest0° 09' 28.8"10.86 misouth1006.66 mi
24 hours10° 28' 18.2"723.64 mieast3° 50' 03.4"263.45 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 11:18 AM431 km268 miles232 nmSouthwest SW
Mount HagenTue 12:18 PM651 km405 miles352 nmSouth S
LaeTue 12:18 PM832 km517 miles449 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariTue 11:18 AM1070 km665 miles578 nmWest W
Port MoresbyTue 12:18 PM1117 km694 miles603 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MelekeokTue 11:18 AM1300 km808 miles702 nmNorthwest NW
HagåtñaTue 12:18 PM1495 km929 miles807 nmNorth N
PalikirTue 1:18 PM1785 km1109 miles964 nmEast-northeast ENE
CairnsTue 12:18 PM1886 km1172 miles1019 nmSouth S
DarwinTue 11:48 AM1974 km1227 miles1066 nmSouthwest SW
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