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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 Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 01:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 36' North, Longitude: 162° 25' 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"17.21 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.8"1032.86 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 misouth1032.88 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 Latitude: 21° 00' North, Longitude: 64° 20' 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' 45.4"937.23 miwest0° 01' 38.6"1.89 minorth937.14 mi
24 hours11° 46' 10.4"760.17 mieast0° 12' 09.6"13.95 minorth759.78 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 PM73 km45 miles39 nmEast-southeast ESE
KoloniaSat 12:08 PM490 km304 miles264 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalikirSat 12:08 PM493 km306 miles266 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenSat 1:08 PM842 km523 miles455 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroSat 1:08 PM986 km613 miles532 nmEast E
TarawaSat 1:08 PM1263 km785 miles682 nmEast-southeast ESE
Wake IslandSat 1:08 PM1582 km983 miles854 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraSat 12:08 PM1685 km1047 miles910 nmSouth S
HagåtñaSat 11:08 AM2125 km1320 miles1147 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbySat 11:08 AM2372 km1474 miles1281 nmSouthwest SW
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