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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 = Friday, September 7, 2012 at 1:08:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, September 7, 2012 at 01:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 59' North, Longitude: 162° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.44 meters/second, 1661.2 km/hour, 1032.2 miles/hour or 897.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.20 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.20 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.8"1032.17 miWest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 miSouth1032.19 mi
24 hours0° 05' 09.3"5.91 miWest0° 22' 31.3"25.79 miSouth26.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 7, 2012 at 01:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 52' North, Longitude: 52° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.47 meters/second, 1520.9 km/hour, 945.0 miles/hour or 821.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.75 miWest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 miNorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 15.1"944.71 miWest0° 03' 55.1"4.49 miNorth944.53 mi
24 hours11° 35' 53.2"754.65 miEast1° 08' 12.4"78.20 miNorth755.95 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TofolFri 12:08 PM91 km57 miles49 nmSoutheast SE
KoloniaFri 12:08 PM488 km303 miles263 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalikirFri 12:08 PM492 km306 miles266 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenFri 1:08 PM872 km542 miles471 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroFri 1:08 PM989 km615 miles534 nmEast E
TarawaFri 1:08 PM1269 km789 miles685 nmEast-southeast ESE
Wake IslandFri 1:08 PM1539 km956 miles831 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraFri 12:08 PM1727 km1073 miles933 nmSouth S
HagåtñaFri 11:08 AM2116 km1315 miles1143 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbyFri 11:08 AM2408 km1496 miles1300 nmSouthwest SW

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