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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, September 7, 2012 at 01:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 58' North, Longitude: 161° 44' 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 01:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 52' North, Longitude: 51° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.46 meters/second, 1520.8 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"944.76 miwest0° 03' 54.7"4.49 minorth944.57 mi
24 hours11° 35' 54.9"754.71 mieast1° 08' 05.3"78.07 minorth756.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TofolFri 12:10 PM160 km99 miles86 nmEast-southeast ESE
KoloniaFri 12:10 PM404 km251 miles218 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalikirFri 12:10 PM408 km253 miles220 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenFri 1:10 PM922 km573 miles498 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroFri 1:10 PM1055 km656 miles570 nmEast E
TarawaFri 1:10 PM1349 km838 miles729 nmEast-southeast ESE
Wake IslandFri 1:10 PM1566 km973 miles846 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraFri 12:10 PM1715 km1066 miles926 nmSouth S
HagåtñaFri 11:10 AM2038 km1266 miles1100 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbyFri 11:10 AM2348 km1459 miles1268 nmSouthwest SW
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