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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 = Saturday, April 28, 2012 at 11:08:00 PM.

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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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, April 28, 2012 at 23:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 31' North, Longitude: 167° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.17 meters/second, 1617.0 km/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.75 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miNorth16.75 mi
1 hour15° 00' 05.1"1004.58 miWest0° 00' 46.4"0.89 miNorth1004.55 mi
24 hours0° 01' 59.8"2.23 miWest0° 18' 28.8"21.18 miNorth21.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, April 28, 2012 at 23:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 58' North, Longitude: 79° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.63 meters/second, 1561.1 km/hour, 970.0 miles/hour or 842.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.17 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miSouth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.7"969.79 miWest0° 08' 48.0"10.08 miSouth970.17 mi
24 hours11° 40' 56.5"780.72 miEast3° 52' 51.3"266.78 miSouth831.13 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSat 1:08 PM1281 km796 miles692 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiSun 1:08 PM1801 km1119 miles972 nmSoutheast SE
MidwaySat 12:08 PM1819 km1131 miles982 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandSat 11:08 AM1858 km1154 miles1003 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroSun 11:08 AM2433 km1512 miles1314 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSun 11:08 AM2574 km1599 miles1390 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSun 12:08 PM2669 km1659 miles1441 nmSouth S
Wake IslandSun 11:08 AM2786 km1731 miles1504 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiSun 11:08 AM2932 km1822 miles1583 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ApiaSun 12:08 PM3168 km1968 miles1710 nmSouth S

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