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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 01:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 36' North, Longitude: 157° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.75 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"1032.94 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 misouth1032.96 mi
24 hours0° 05' 11.4"5.96 miwest0° 22' 37.1"25.91 misouth26.58 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 01:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 01' North, Longitude: 59° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.10 meters/second, 1508.8 km/hour, 937.5 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' 44.9"937.22 miwest0° 01' 36.6"1.85 minorth937.14 mi
24 hours11° 46' 17.9"760.31 mieast0° 11' 19.2"12.98 minorth759.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirSat 12:28 PM185 km115 miles100 nmNortheast NE
KoloniaSat 12:28 PM192 km119 miles104 nmNortheast NE
YarenSat 1:28 PM1280 km796 miles691 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroSat 1:28 PM1565 km972 miles845 nmEast E
HagåtñaSat 11:28 AM1615 km1003 miles872 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraSat 12:28 PM1691 km1050 miles913 nmSouth S
TarawaSat 1:28 PM1821 km1132 miles983 nmEast-southeast ESE
Wake IslandSat 1:28 PM1832 km1138 miles989 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbySat 11:28 AM1997 km1241 miles1078 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraSat 10:28 AM2037 km1266 miles1100 nmWest-southwest WSW
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