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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 1:30:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, September 7, 2012 at 01:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 58' North, Longitude: 157° 00' 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"1032.19 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 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 53' North, Longitude: 47° 25' 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"944.56 miWest0° 03' 53.0"4.45 miNorth944.38 mi
24 hours11° 36' 04.3"754.73 miEast1° 07' 22.4"77.25 miNorth755.97 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirFri 12:30 PM165 km103 miles89 nmNortheast NE
KoloniaFri 12:30 PM173 km107 miles93 nmNortheast NE
YarenFri 1:30 PM1316 km818 miles711 nmEast-southeast ESE
HagåtñaFri 11:30 AM1580 km982 miles853 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroFri 1:30 PM1594 km991 miles861 nmEast E
HoniaraFri 12:30 PM1734 km1078 miles936 nmSouth S
Wake IslandFri 1:30 PM1806 km1122 miles975 nmNortheast NE
TarawaFri 1:30 PM1846 km1147 miles997 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyFri 11:30 AM2024 km1257 miles1093 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraFri 10:30 AM2042 km1269 miles1103 nmWest-southwest WSW

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