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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° 16' 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"1037.86 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.12 misouth1037.86 mi
24 hours0° 05' 11.9"5.99 miwest0° 23' 22.2"26.77 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: 140° 52' 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' 38.6"1006.98 miwest0° 09' 38.2"11.04 misouth1007.01 mi
24 hours10° 38' 49.2"736.32 mieast3° 49' 30.2"262.84 misouth780.78 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 AM371 km231 miles200 nmSouthwest SW
Mount HagenWed 12:18 PM614 km382 miles332 nmSouth S
LaeWed 12:18 PM814 km506 miles440 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariWed 11:18 AM1026 km638 miles554 nmWest W
Port MoresbyWed 12:18 PM1092 km679 miles590 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MelekeokWed 11:18 AM1297 km806 miles700 nmNorthwest NW
HagåtñaWed 12:18 PM1542 km958 miles833 nmNorth N
PalikirWed 1:18 PM1841 km1144 miles994 nmEast-northeast ENE
CairnsWed 12:18 PM1849 km1149 miles999 nmSouth S
DarwinWed 11:48 AM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmSouthwest SW
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