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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 02:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 23' South, Longitude: 140° 46' 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 02:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 21' South, Longitude: 138° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.15 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' 33.5"16.78 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.78 mi
1 hour14° 33' 38.3"1006.96 miwest0° 09' 38.2"11.04 misouth1006.99 mi
24 hours10° 38' 55.2"736.42 mieast3° 49' 28.0"262.80 misouth780.85 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 AM238 km148 miles128 nmSouth S
ManokwariWed 11:28 AM748 km465 miles404 nmWest W
LaeWed 12:28 PM984 km612 miles531 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokWed 11:28 AM1108 km688 miles598 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyWed 12:28 PM1229 km764 miles663 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaWed 12:28 PM1595 km991 miles861 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinWed 11:58 AM1727 km1073 miles933 nmSouthwest SW
ManadoWed 10:28 AM1785 km1109 miles964 nmWest W
DavaoWed 10:28 AM1875 km1165 miles1012 nmWest-northwest WNW
General SantosWed 10:28 AM1876 km1166 miles1013 nmWest-northwest WNW
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