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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 Sunday, August 26, 2012 at 02:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 18' North, Longitude: 138° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.50 meters/second, 1643.4 km/hour, 1021.2 miles/hour or 887.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.02 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.02 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.7"1021.13 miwest0° 00' 52.3"1.00 misouth1021.15 mi
24 hours0° 04' 18.8"4.89 miwest0° 20' 59.2"24.04 misouth24.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 26, 2012 at 02:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 18' South, Longitude: 114° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.36 meters/second, 1495.3 km/hour, 929.1 miles/hour or 807.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.49 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 24' 40.7"928.88 miwest0° 01' 12.5"1.39 minorth928.95 mi
24 hours13° 59' 51.7"902.24 mieast1° 06' 48.8"76.61 minorth908.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ColoniaSun 12:48 PM87 km54 miles47 nmSouth S
MelekeokSun 11:48 AM499 km310 miles269 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaSun 12:48 PM798 km496 miles431 nmEast-northeast ENE
SaipanSun 12:48 PM985 km612 miles532 nmNortheast NE
ManokwariSun 11:48 AM1316 km818 miles711 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DavaoSun 10:48 AM1428 km887 miles771 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraSun 11:48 AM1447 km899 miles781 nmSouth S
General SantosSun 10:48 AM1505 km935 miles813 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManadoSun 10:48 AM1768 km1099 miles955 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuezonSun 10:48 AM1923 km1195 miles1038 nmWest-northwest WNW
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