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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Monday, August 20, 2018 at 01:44:00.

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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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, August 20, 2018 at 01:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 30' North, Longitude: 154° 53' East

The ground speed is currently 452.98 meters/second, 1630.7 kilometres/hour, 1013.3 miles/hour or 880.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.89 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.89 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.8"1013.15 miWest0° 00' 49.3"0.94 miSouth1013.17 mi
24 hours0° 03' 37.0"4.07 miWest0° 19' 49.8"22.72 miSouth23.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, August 20, 2018 at 01:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 50' South, Longitude: 98° 14' West

The ground speed is currently 424.98 meters/second, 1529.9 kilometres/hour, 950.6 miles/hour or 826.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.84 miWest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 miSouth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.2"950.36 miWest0° 04' 39.3"5.34 miSouth950.16 mi
24 hours11° 40' 16.6"764.24 miEast1° 25' 54.6"98.49 miSouth767.26 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
WenoMon 11:44 am650 km404 miles351 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KoloniaMon 12:44 pm713 km443 miles385 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirMon 12:44 pm715 km444 miles386 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaMon 11:44 am1104 km686 miles596 nmWest W
Wake IslandMon 1:44 pm1466 km911 miles792 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroMon 1:44 pm1906 km1184 miles1029 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenMon 1:44 pm1963 km1220 miles1060 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraMon 10:44 am2285 km1420 miles1234 nmSouthwest SW
NgerulmudMon 10:44 am2288 km1421 miles1235 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaMon 1:44 pm2345 km1457 miles1266 nmEast-southeast ESE

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