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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 02:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 38' South, Longitude: 138° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.98 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"1019.97 miwest0° 00' 53.5"1.02 misouth1019.95 mi
24 hours0° 02' 22.5"2.69 miwest0° 21' 18.9"24.42 misouth24.57 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 02:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 12' South, Longitude: 108° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.29 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' 40.6"1007.28 miwest0° 09' 38.5"11.04 misouth1007.33 mi
24 hours10° 38' 20.8"735.96 mieast3° 51' 24.2"265.01 misouth781.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinTue 11:58 AM902 km560 miles487 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraTue 11:28 AM916 km569 miles495 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbyTue 12:28 PM918 km570 miles496 nmEast E
LaeTue 12:28 PM989 km614 miles534 nmEast-northeast ENE
CairnsTue 12:28 PM1019 km633 miles550 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariTue 11:28 AM1205 km749 miles650 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliTue 11:28 AM1480 km920 miles799 nmWest W
Alice SpringsTue 11:58 AM1542 km958 miles833 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManadoTue 10:28 AM2054 km1276 miles1109 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokTue 11:28 AM2060 km1280 miles1112 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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