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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 Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 02:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 27' North, Longitude: 147° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.56 meters/second, 1665.2 km/hour, 1034.7 miles/hour or 899.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.25 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.25 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.1"1034.76 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1034.77 mi
24 hours0° 05' 16.6"6.07 miwest0° 22' 52.4"26.20 misouth26.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 02:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 37' North, Longitude: 86° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.18 meters/second, 1530.7 km/hour, 951.1 miles/hour or 826.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.85 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 misouth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 30' 16.5"950.89 miwest0° 05' 39.0"6.48 misouth951.18 mi
24 hours11° 52' 12.3"778.25 mieast2° 41' 30.4"185.12 misouth805.64 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaTue 12:04 PM1056 km656 miles570 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JayapuraTue 11:04 AM1111 km690 miles600 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirTue 1:04 PM1172 km728 miles633 nmEast-northeast ENE
MelekeokTue 11:04 AM1506 km936 miles813 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbyTue 12:04 PM1539 km956 miles831 nmSouth S
ManokwariTue 11:04 AM1645 km1022 miles888 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraTue 1:04 PM2037 km1266 miles1100 nmSoutheast SE
YarenTue 2:04 PM2188 km1359 miles1181 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairnsTue 12:04 PM2375 km1476 miles1282 nmSouth S
ManadoTue 10:04 AM2582 km1604 miles1394 nmWest W
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