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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 01:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 58' North, Longitude: 154° 44' 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 misouth1032.28 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 01:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 54' North, Longitude: 45° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.37 meters/second, 1520.5 km/hour, 944.8 miles/hour or 821.0 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"0.07 minorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.4"944.56 miwest0° 03' 52.1"4.44 minorth944.38 mi
24 hours11° 36' 08.7"754.82 mieast1° 07' 01.7"76.86 minorth756.03 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirFri 12:38 PM395 km245 miles213 nmEast-northeast ENE
KoloniaFri 12:38 PM401 km249 miles216 nmEast-northeast ENE
HagåtñaFri 11:38 AM1373 km853 miles742 nmNorthwest NW
YarenFri 1:38 PM1533 km953 miles828 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraFri 12:38 PM1799 km1118 miles971 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JayapuraFri 10:38 AM1821 km1131 miles983 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroFri 1:38 PM1826 km1135 miles986 nmEast E
Port MoresbyFri 11:38 AM1899 km1180 miles1026 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandFri 1:38 PM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmNortheast NE
TarawaFri 1:38 PM2091 km1299 miles1129 nmEast-southeast ESE
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