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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 02:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 00' South, Longitude: 138° 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 02:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 28' North, Longitude: 125° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.01 meters/second, 1620.0 km/hour, 1006.6 miles/hour or 874.8 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"1006.65 miwest0° 09' 29.0"10.86 misouth1006.77 mi
24 hours10° 28' 24.2"723.84 mieast3° 50' 06.8"263.53 misouth770.79 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraTue 11:38 AM383 km238 miles207 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariTue 11:38 AM487 km303 miles263 nmWest-southwest WSW
MelekeokTue 11:38 AM927 km576 miles501 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port MoresbyTue 12:38 PM1432 km890 miles773 nmSoutheast SE
ManadoTue 10:38 AM1513 km940 miles817 nmWest W
DarwinTue 12:08 PM1608 km999 miles868 nmSouth-southwest SSW
General SantosTue 10:38 AM1613 km1002 miles871 nmWest-northwest WNW
DavaoTue 10:38 AM1617 km1005 miles873 nmWest-northwest WNW
HagåtñaTue 12:38 PM1649 km1025 miles891 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DiliTue 11:38 AM1704 km1059 miles920 nmSouthwest SW
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