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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 01:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 36' North
Longitude: 162° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.74 meters/second, 1662.3 km/hour, 1032.9 miles/hour or 897.6 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.22 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.8"1032.93 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 misouth1032.95 mi
24 hours0° 05' 11.4"5.96 miwest0° 22' 37.0"25.90 misouth26.58 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 01:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 00' North
Longitude: 64° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.13 meters/second, 1508.9 km/hour, 937.6 miles/hour or 814.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.63 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.3"937.29 miwest0° 01' 38.6"1.89 minorth937.20 mi
24 hours11° 46' 10.9"760.23 mieast0° 12' 07.0"13.90 minorth759.84 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TofolSat 12:08 PM102 km63 miles55 nmEast-southeast ESE
KoloniaSat 12:08 PM461 km286 miles249 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalikirSat 12:08 PM464 km288 miles250 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenSat 1:08 PM861 km535 miles465 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroSat 1:08 PM1016 km632 miles549 nmEast E
TarawaSat 1:08 PM1292 km803 miles697 nmEast-southeast ESE
Wake IslandSat 1:08 PM1591 km988 miles859 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraSat 12:08 PM1680 km1044 miles907 nmSouth S
HagåtñaSat 11:08 AM2097 km1303 miles1132 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbySat 11:08 AM2350 km1460 miles1269 nmSouthwest SW
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