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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

UTC time = Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 2:28:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 02:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 23' South, Longitude: 141° 03' 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 02:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 21' South, Longitude: 138° 43' 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' 38.4"1006.90 miWest0° 09' 38.2"11.04 miSouth1006.92 mi
24 hours10° 38' 54.5"736.36 miEast3° 49' 28.3"262.78 miSouth780.79 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraWed 11:28 AM241 km149 miles130 nmSouth S
ManokwariWed 11:28 AM780 km484 miles421 nmWest W
LaeWed 12:28 PM963 km598 miles520 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokWed 11:28 AM1127 km700 miles609 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyWed 12:28 PM1211 km752 miles654 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaWed 12:28 PM1587 km986 miles857 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinWed 11:58 AM1747 km1086 miles943 nmSouthwest SW
ManadoWed 10:28 AM1816 km1129 miles981 nmWest W
CairnsWed 12:28 PM1900 km1181 miles1026 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DavaoWed 10:28 AM1903 km1182 miles1027 nmWest-northwest WNW

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