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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° 14' 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"1032.26 miwest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 misouth1032.27 mi
24 hours0° 05' 09.3"5.91 miwest0° 22' 31.4"25.80 misouth26.47 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° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.40 meters/second, 1520.6 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' 14.5"944.63 miwest0° 03' 53.0"4.45 minorth944.45 mi
24 hours11° 36' 03.8"754.78 mieast1° 07' 24.4"77.29 minorth756.02 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 PM147 km92 miles80 nmNortheast NE
KoloniaFri 12:28 PM155 km96 miles83 nmNortheast NE
YarenFri 1:28 PM1295 km804 miles699 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroFri 1:28 PM1551 km963 miles837 nmEast E
HagåtñaFri 11:28 AM1600 km994 miles864 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraFri 12:28 PM1730 km1075 miles934 nmSouth S
Wake IslandFri 1:28 PM1792 km1113 miles968 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TarawaFri 1:28 PM1822 km1132 miles984 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyFri 11:28 AM2037 km1266 miles1100 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraFri 10:28 AM2064 km1282 miles1114 nmWest-southwest WSW
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