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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 Monday, September 10, 2012 at 02:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 50' North, Longitude: 147° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.31 meters/second, 1664.3 km/hour, 1034.2 miles/hour or 898.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.24 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.24 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.0"1034.20 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 misouth1034.22 mi
24 hours0° 05' 15.3"6.04 miwest0° 22' 47.7"26.11 misouth26.80 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 10, 2012 at 02:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 23' North, Longitude: 74° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.57 meters/second, 1514.1 km/hour, 940.8 miles/hour or 817.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.68 miwest0° 00' 03.1"0.06 misouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 15.4"940.54 miwest0° 03' 16.4"3.75 misouth940.71 mi
24 hours11° 53' 53.8"771.63 mieast1° 46' 06.3"121.65 misouth785.39 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaMon 12:04 PM1019 km633 miles550 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JayapuraMon 11:04 AM1147 km713 miles619 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirMon 1:04 PM1153 km716 miles622 nmEast-northeast ENE
MelekeokMon 11:04 AM1506 km936 miles813 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbyMon 12:04 PM1582 km983 miles854 nmSouth S
ManokwariMon 11:04 AM1670 km1037 miles902 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraMon 1:04 PM2063 km1282 miles1114 nmSoutheast SE
YarenMon 2:04 PM2189 km1360 miles1182 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairnsMon 12:04 PM2418 km1502 miles1305 nmSouth S
Wake IslandMon 2:04 PM2582 km1604 miles1394 nmNortheast NE
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