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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, September 7, 2012 at 01:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 58' North
Longitude: 162° 14' 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"1032.25 miwest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 misouth1032.26 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 52' North
Longitude: 52° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.46 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"944.77 miwest0° 03' 55.0"4.49 minorth944.59 mi
24 hours11° 35' 53.8"754.70 mieast1° 08' 09.9"78.16 minorth756.00 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 PM113 km70 miles61 nmSoutheast SE
KoloniaFri 12:08 PM458 km284 miles247 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalikirFri 12:08 PM461 km287 miles249 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenFri 1:08 PM888 km552 miles480 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroFri 1:08 PM1000 km622 miles540 nmEast E
TarawaFri 1:08 PM1298 km807 miles701 nmEast-southeast ESE
Wake IslandFri 1:08 PM1548 km962 miles836 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraFri 12:08 PM1722 km1070 miles930 nmSouth S
HagåtñaFri 11:08 AM2088 km1298 miles1128 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbyFri 11:08 AM2386 km1483 miles1289 nmSouthwest SW
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