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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 1:20:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, September 7, 2012 at 01:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 58' North, Longitude: 159° 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"1032.18 miWest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 miSouth1032.20 mi
24 hours0° 05' 09.3"5.91 miWest0° 22' 31.4"25.79 miSouth26.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 7, 2012 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 53' North, Longitude: 49° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.43 meters/second, 1520.7 km/hour, 944.9 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"944.63 miWest0° 03' 54.0"4.47 miNorth944.44 mi
24 hours11° 35' 59.2"754.69 miEast1° 07' 45.1"77.68 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 12:20 PM181 km112 miles98 nmNorthwest NW
PalikirFri 12:20 PM182 km113 miles98 nmNorthwest NW
YarenFri 1:20 PM1095 km680 miles591 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroFri 1:20 PM1319 km820 miles712 nmEast E
TarawaFri 1:20 PM1581 km982 miles854 nmEast-southeast ESE
Wake IslandFri 1:20 PM1664 km1034 miles898 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraFri 12:20 PM1704 km1059 miles920 nmSouth S
HagåtñaFri 11:20 AM1818 km1130 miles982 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbyFri 11:20 AM2186 km1358 miles1180 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraFri 10:20 AM2292 km1424 miles1238 nmWest-southwest WSW

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