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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 Friday, August 10, 2012 at 01:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 29' North, Longitude: 164° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.14 meters/second, 1609.7 km/hour, 1000.2 miles/hour or 869.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.67 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour15° 00' 05.6"1000.09 miwest0° 00' 44.0"0.84 misouth1000.12 mi
24 hours0° 02' 21.0"2.61 miwest0° 17' 43.6"20.31 misouth20.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, August 10, 2012 at 01:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 52' North, Longitude: 71° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.26 meters/second, 1530.9 km/hour, 951.3 miles/hour or 826.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"15.86 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 minorth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 31' 40.0"951.04 miwest0° 05' 21.0"6.13 minorth950.80 mi
24 hours11° 28' 15.6"751.01 mieast1° 44' 02.9"119.29 minorth756.48 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandFri 1:08 PM502 km312 miles271 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirFri 12:08 PM1146 km712 miles619 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroFri 1:08 PM1207 km750 miles652 nmSoutheast SE
YarenFri 1:08 PM1800 km1118 miles972 nmSouth S
TarawaFri 1:08 PM1840 km1143 miles993 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaFri 11:08 AM2093 km1301 miles1130 nmWest W
MidwayThu 2:08 PM2375 km1476 miles1282 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandThu 1:08 PM2727 km1694 miles1472 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraFri 12:08 PM2793 km1735 miles1508 nmSouth S
FunafutiFri 1:08 PM3137 km1949 miles1694 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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