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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 Friday, September 14, 2012 at 02:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 18' North, Longitude: 141° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.18 meters/second, 1667.5 km/hour, 1036.1 miles/hour or 900.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.27 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.3"1036.17 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1036.18 mi
24 hours0° 05' 19.5"6.13 miwest0° 23' 04.5"26.43 misouth27.13 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 14, 2012 at 02:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 05' North, Longitude: 115° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.18 meters/second, 1599.0 km/hour, 993.6 miles/hour or 863.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.56 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 30' 23.2"993.52 miwest0° 11' 22.9"13.04 misouth993.84 mi
24 hours11° 53' 53.9"814.91 mieast4° 46' 00.3"327.57 misouth881.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraFri 11:28 AM653 km406 miles353 nmSouth S
MelekeokFri 11:28 AM903 km561 miles488 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariFri 11:28 AM958 km595 miles517 nmWest-southwest WSW
HagåtñaFri 12:28 PM1178 km732 miles636 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbyFri 12:28 PM1539 km956 miles831 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DavaoFri 10:28 AM1822 km1132 miles984 nmWest-northwest WNW
General SantosFri 10:28 AM1850 km1150 miles999 nmWest W
ManadoFri 10:28 AM1876 km1166 miles1013 nmWest W
PalikirFri 1:28 PM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmEast-northeast ENE
DarwinFri 11:58 AM2111 km1312 miles1140 nmSouthwest SW
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