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Day and Night World Map

The map shows day and night on Earth and the positions of the Sun (subsolar point) and the Moon (sublunar point) right now.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Monday, August 2, 2021 at 01:42:00.

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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).

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Position of the Sun: Subsolar Point

On Monday, August 2, 2021 at 01:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 44' North, Longitude: 156° 05' East

The ground speed is currently 441.94 meters/second, 1591.0 kilometres/hour, 988.6 miles/hour or 859.1 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' 00.0"16.48 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.48 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.7"988.34 miWest0° 00' 38.5"0.74 miSouth988.37 mi
24 hours0° 01' 08.5"1.26 miWest0° 15' 33.6"17.84 miSouth17.88 mi

Position of the Moon: Sublunar Point

On Monday, August 2, 2021 at 01:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 18' North, Longitude: 78° 06' East

The ground speed is currently 427.26 meters/second, 1538.1 kilometres/hour, 955.7 miles/hour or 830.5 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' 32.9"15.93 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miNorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 32' 50.9"955.40 miWest0° 09' 16.8"10.64 miNorth955.03 mi
24 hours11° 07' 02.1"730.20 miEast3° 20' 02.2"229.34 miNorth758.26 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandMon 1:42 pm1129 km702 miles610 nmEast E
PalikirMon 12:42 pm1218 km757 miles658 nmSouth S
HagåtñaMon 11:42 am1302 km809 miles703 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroMon 1:42 pm2036 km1265 miles1100 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenMon 1:42 pm2345 km1457 miles1266 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YokohamaMon 10:42 am2553 km1586 miles1378 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoMon 10:42 am2564 km1593 miles1384 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaMon 1:42 pm2585 km1607 miles1396 nmSoutheast SE
NgerulmudMon 10:42 am2588 km1608 miles1397 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwaySun 2:42 pm2951 km1833 miles1593 nmEast-northeast ENE

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