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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 = Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 2:18:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 41' 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"1019.91 miWest0° 00' 53.5"1.02 miSouth1019.89 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: 111° 03' 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"1007.21 miWest0° 09' 38.5"11.04 miSouth1007.27 mi
24 hours10° 38' 14.0"735.78 miEast3° 51' 24.9"265.00 miSouth781.46 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 PM225 km140 miles122 nmSouth S
Mount HagenTue 12:18 PM597 km371 miles322 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbyTue 12:18 PM617 km384 miles333 nmEast-northeast ENE
LaeTue 12:18 PM725 km451 miles392 nmNortheast NE
CairnsTue 12:18 PM826 km513 miles446 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JayapuraTue 11:18 AM901 km560 miles486 nmNorth N
DarwinTue 11:48 AM1200 km745 miles648 nmWest W
ManokwariTue 11:18 AM1369 km851 miles739 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsTue 11:48 AM1667 km1036 miles900 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DiliTue 11:18 AM1782 km1107 miles962 nmWest W

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