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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 2:28:00 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 Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 02:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 38' South, Longitude: 139° 11' 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"1019.90 miWest0° 00' 53.5"1.02 miSouth1019.88 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° 38' 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"1007.21 miWest0° 09' 38.5"11.04 miSouth1007.26 mi
24 hours10° 38' 20.1"735.90 miEast3° 51' 24.2"264.99 miSouth781.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port MoresbyTue 12:28 PM887 km551 miles479 nmEast E
JayapuraTue 11:28 AM910 km565 miles491 nmNorth N
DarwinTue 11:58 AM932 km579 miles503 nmWest-southwest WSW
LaeTue 12:28 PM961 km597 miles519 nmEast-northeast ENE
CairnsTue 12:28 PM997 km619 miles538 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariTue 11:28 AM1219 km757 miles658 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliTue 11:28 AM1511 km939 miles816 nmWest W
Alice SpringsTue 11:58 AM1552 km965 miles838 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MelekeokTue 11:28 AM2067 km1284 miles1116 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManadoTue 10:28 AM2078 km1291 miles1122 nmNorthwest NW

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