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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 02:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 57' North, Longitude: 142° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.46 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"17.21 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.8"1032.29 miwest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 misouth1032.30 mi
24 hours0° 05' 09.4"5.91 miwest0° 22' 31.6"25.80 misouth26.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 7, 2012 at 02:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 57' North, Longitude: 33° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.22 meters/second, 1520.0 km/hour, 944.5 miles/hour or 820.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.74 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.2"944.22 miwest0° 03' 47.5"4.35 minorth944.04 mi
24 hours11° 36' 33.5"755.01 mieast1° 05' 08.0"74.68 minorth756.07 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MelekeokFri 11:28 AM858 km533 miles463 nmWest-northwest WNW
HagåtñaFri 12:28 PM877 km545 miles473 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JayapuraFri 11:28 AM954 km593 miles515 nmSouth S
ManokwariFri 11:28 AM1180 km733 miles637 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirFri 1:28 PM1767 km1098 miles954 nmEast E
Port MoresbyFri 12:28 PM1790 km1112 miles967 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DavaoFri 10:28 AM1842 km1144 miles994 nmWest W
General SantosFri 10:28 AM1888 km1173 miles1019 nmWest W
ManadoFri 10:28 AM1993 km1238 miles1076 nmWest-southwest WSW
DarwinFri 11:58 AM2395 km1488 miles1293 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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