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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 Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 02:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 23' South, Longitude: 143° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.93 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' 12.9"1037.79 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.12 misouth1037.79 mi
24 hours0° 05' 11.9"5.99 miwest0° 23' 22.2"26.76 misouth27.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 02:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 19' South, Longitude: 141° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.16 meters/second, 1620.6 km/hour, 1007.0 miles/hour or 875.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.6"16.78 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.78 mi
1 hour14° 33' 38.7"1006.91 miwest0° 09' 38.2"11.04 misouth1006.94 mi
24 hours10° 38' 48.6"736.25 mieast3° 49' 30.4"262.82 misouth780.71 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraWed 11:18 AM396 km246 miles214 nmSouthwest SW
Mount HagenWed 12:18 PM610 km379 miles329 nmSouth S
LaeWed 12:18 PM799 km496 miles431 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariWed 11:18 AM1057 km657 miles571 nmWest W
Port MoresbyWed 12:18 PM1080 km671 miles583 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MelekeokWed 11:18 AM1320 km820 miles713 nmNorthwest NW
HagåtñaWed 12:18 PM1539 km956 miles831 nmNorth N
PalikirWed 1:18 PM1813 km1127 miles979 nmEast-northeast ENE
CairnsWed 12:18 PM1845 km1146 miles996 nmSouth S
DarwinWed 11:48 AM1937 km1204 miles1046 nmSouthwest SW
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