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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° 21' 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 02:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 31' North, Longitude: 130° 24' 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"1006.61 miwest0° 09' 28.8"10.86 misouth1006.73 mi
24 hours10° 28' 18.4"723.70 mieast3° 50' 03.6"263.47 misouth770.66 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 AM407 km253 miles220 nmSouthwest SW
Mount HagenTue 12:18 PM655 km407 miles354 nmSouth S
LaeTue 12:18 PM847 km526 miles457 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariTue 11:18 AM1039 km646 miles561 nmWest W
Port MoresbyTue 12:18 PM1128 km701 miles609 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MelekeokTue 11:18 AM1276 km793 miles689 nmNorthwest NW
HagåtñaTue 12:18 PM1498 km931 miles809 nmNorth N
PalikirTue 1:18 PM1814 km1127 miles979 nmEast-northeast ENE
CairnsTue 12:18 PM1891 km1175 miles1021 nmSouth S
DarwinTue 11:48 AM1952 km1213 miles1054 nmSouthwest SW
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