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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: 160° 01' 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"1032.18 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 01:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 53' North, Longitude: 50° 19' 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"944.64 miwest0° 03' 54.1"4.47 minorth944.46 mi
24 hours11° 35' 58.3"754.69 mieast1° 07' 49.7"77.77 minorth755.96 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 PM227 km141 miles123 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalikirFri 12:18 PM229 km142 miles124 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenFri 1:18 PM1052 km654 miles568 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroFri 1:18 PM1244 km773 miles672 nmEast E
TarawaFri 1:18 PM1528 km950 miles825 nmEast-southeast ESE
Wake IslandFri 1:18 PM1639 km1018 miles885 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraFri 12:18 PM1703 km1058 miles920 nmSouth S
HagåtñaFri 11:18 AM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbyFri 11:18 AM2221 km1380 miles1199 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraFri 10:18 AM2343 km1456 miles1265 nmWest-southwest WSW
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