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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 01:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 58' North, Longitude: 157° 30' 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 01:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 53' North, Longitude: 47° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.40 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' 14.6"944.57 miwest0° 03' 53.2"4.46 minorth944.39 mi
24 hours11° 36' 03.2"754.72 mieast1° 07' 27.0"77.33 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
PalikirFri 12:28 PM128 km79 miles69 nmNortheast NE
KoloniaFri 12:28 PM135 km84 miles73 nmNortheast NE
YarenFri 1:28 PM1269 km789 miles685 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroFri 1:28 PM1520 km944 miles821 nmEast E
HagåtñaFri 11:28 AM1626 km1011 miles878 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraFri 12:28 PM1725 km1072 miles931 nmSouth S
Wake IslandFri 1:28 PM1775 km1103 miles958 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TarawaFri 1:28 PM1793 km1114 miles968 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyFri 11:28 AM2054 km1276 miles1109 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraFri 10:28 AM2091 km1300 miles1129 nmWest-southwest WSW
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