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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 02:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 00' South
Longitude: 140° 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 02:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 29' North
Longitude: 127° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.00 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' 55.8"1006.63 miwest0° 09' 29.0"10.86 misouth1006.75 mi
24 hours10° 28' 21.4"723.77 mieast3° 50' 05.1"263.50 misouth770.72 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraTue 11:28 AM281 km175 miles152 nmSouth S
ManokwariTue 11:28 AM762 km474 miles412 nmWest W
LaeTue 12:28 PM1009 km627 miles545 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokTue 11:28 AM1080 km671 miles583 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyTue 12:28 PM1259 km782 miles680 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Guam (Hagåtña)Tue 12:28 PM1551 km964 miles838 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinTue 11:58 AM1767 km1098 miles954 nmSouthwest SW
ManadoTue 10:28 AM1790 km1112 miles967 nmWest W
DavaoTue 10:28 AM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmWest-northwest WNW
DiliTue 11:28 AM1941 km1206 miles1048 nmWest-southwest WSW
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