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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, September 1, 2015 at 12:58:00 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, September 1, 2015 at 00:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 27' North, Longitude: 165° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.92 meters/second, 1652.1 km/hour, 1026.6 miles/hour or 892.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.11 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.11 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.7"1026.52 miWest0° 00' 54.2"1.03 miSouth1026.54 mi
24 hours0° 04' 46.0"5.44 miWest0° 21' 44.6"24.90 miSouth25.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 00:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 17' North, Longitude: 15° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.98 meters/second, 1605.5 km/hour, 997.6 miles/hour or 866.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.63 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miNorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 26' 42.3"997.54 miWest0° 11' 30.3"13.18 miNorth997.52 mi
24 hours13° 17' 05.5"917.42 miEast4° 25' 08.3"303.65 miNorth963.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KwajaleinTue 12:58 PM241 km150 miles130 nmEast E
MajuroTue 12:58 PM659 km410 miles356 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirTue 11:58 AM834 km518 miles450 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenTue 12:58 PM1007 km625 miles544 nmSouth S
TarawaTue 12:58 PM1134 km704 miles612 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandTue 12:58 PM1204 km748 miles650 nmNorth N
HoniaraTue 11:58 AM2073 km1288 miles1120 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandMon 12:58 PM2191 km1362 miles1183 nmEast-southeast ESE
HagåtñaTue 10:58 AM2340 km1454 miles1264 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiTue 12:58 PM2410 km1498 miles1302 nmSoutheast SE

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