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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 01:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 58' North, Longitude: 159° 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 misouth1032.27 mi
24 hours0° 05' 09.3"5.91 miwest0° 22' 31.3"25.80 misouth26.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 7, 2012 at 01:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 53' North, Longitude: 50° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.43 meters/second, 1520.8 km/hour, 945.0 miles/hour or 821.1 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' 03.8"0.08 minorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.9"944.70 miwest0° 03' 54.0"4.47 minorth944.52 mi
24 hours11° 35' 58.7"754.74 mieast1° 07' 47.1"77.72 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
KoloniaFri 12:18 PM201 km125 miles108 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalikirFri 12:18 PM202 km126 miles109 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenFri 1:18 PM1075 km668 miles580 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroFri 1:18 PM1275 km792 miles689 nmEast E
TarawaFri 1:18 PM1557 km968 miles841 nmEast-southeast ESE
Wake IslandFri 1:18 PM1652 km1027 miles892 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraFri 12:18 PM1704 km1059 miles920 nmSouth S
HagåtñaFri 11:18 AM1840 km1143 miles994 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbyFri 11:18 AM2201 km1368 miles1189 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraFri 10:18 AM2315 km1438 miles1250 nmWest-southwest WSW
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