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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, October 21, 2014 at 02:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 37' South, Longitude: 141° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.99 meters/second, 1641.5 km/hour, 1020.0 miles/hour or 886.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.00 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.00 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.0"1019.98 miwest0° 00' 53.5"1.02 misouth1019.96 mi
24 hours0° 02' 22.7"2.69 miwest0° 21' 19.0"24.42 misouth24.57 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 02:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 10' South, Longitude: 110° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.30 meters/second, 1621.1 km/hour, 1007.3 miles/hour or 875.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.6"16.79 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.79 mi
1 hour14° 33' 40.8"1007.28 miwest0° 09' 38.5"11.04 misouth1007.34 mi
24 hours10° 38' 14.7"735.85 mieast3° 51' 24.7"265.02 misouth781.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
WeipaTue 12:18 PM230 km143 miles124 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Mount HagenTue 12:18 PM612 km380 miles331 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbyTue 12:18 PM648 km402 miles350 nmEast E
LaeTue 12:18 PM750 km466 miles405 nmNortheast NE
CairnsTue 12:18 PM842 km523 miles455 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JayapuraTue 11:18 AM897 km558 miles485 nmNorth N
DarwinTue 11:48 AM1169 km727 miles631 nmWest W
ManokwariTue 11:18 AM1350 km839 miles729 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsTue 11:48 AM1653 km1027 miles893 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DiliTue 11:18 AM1751 km1088 miles946 nmWest W
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