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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

UTC time = Monday, September 10, 2012 at 2:04:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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: 148° 15' 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"1034.13 miWest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 miSouth1034.14 mi
24 hours0° 05' 15.3"6.04 miWest0° 22' 47.7"26.11 miSouth26.79 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 10, 2012 at 02:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 24' North, Longitude: 74° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.57 meters/second, 1514.0 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"940.47 miWest0° 03' 16.2"3.75 miSouth940.64 mi
24 hours11° 53' 53.8"771.58 miEast1° 46' 03.6"121.59 miSouth785.32 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 PM1030 km640 miles556 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalikirMon 1:04 PM1122 km697 miles606 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraMon 11:04 AM1169 km727 miles631 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokMon 11:04 AM1536 km955 miles829 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbyMon 12:04 PM1584 km984 miles855 nmSouth S
ManokwariMon 11:04 AM1698 km1055 miles917 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraMon 1:04 PM2043 km1270 miles1103 nmSoutheast SE
YarenMon 2:04 PM2159 km1342 miles1166 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairnsMon 12:04 PM2421 km1504 miles1307 nmSouth S
MajuroMon 2:04 PM2554 km1587 miles1379 nmEast E

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