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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 01:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 29' North, Longitude: 161° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.15 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"1000.03 miwest0° 00' 44.0"0.84 misouth1000.06 mi
24 hours0° 02' 21.0"2.61 miwest0° 17' 43.7"20.32 misouth20.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, August 10, 2012 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 53' North, Longitude: 69° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.21 meters/second, 1530.8 km/hour, 951.2 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"15.85 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 minorth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 31' 39.6"950.87 miwest0° 05' 20.1"6.12 minorth950.64 mi
24 hours11° 28' 23.3"751.03 mieast1° 43' 39.4"118.84 minorth756.44 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 1:20 PM703 km437 miles380 nmNortheast NE
PalikirFri 12:20 PM1009 km627 miles545 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroFri 1:20 PM1416 km880 miles765 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaFri 11:20 AM1802 km1120 miles973 nmWest W
YarenFri 1:20 PM1875 km1165 miles1012 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaFri 1:20 PM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayThu 2:20 PM2606 km1619 miles1407 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraFri 12:20 PM2760 km1715 miles1490 nmSouth S
Baker IslandThu 1:20 PM2967 km1844 miles1602 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokFri 10:20 AM3043 km1891 miles1643 nmWest-southwest WSW
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