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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 Monday, September 10, 2012 at 02:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 50' North, Longitude: 146° 28' 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"1034.21 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 misouth1034.22 mi
24 hours0° 05' 15.3"6.04 miwest0° 22' 47.7"26.11 misouth26.80 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 10, 2012 at 02:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 23' North, Longitude: 72° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.58 meters/second, 1514.1 km/hour, 940.8 miles/hour or 817.6 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' 15.3"940.57 miwest0° 03' 16.9"3.77 misouth940.75 mi
24 hours11° 53' 53.7"771.66 mieast1° 46' 20.4"121.92 misouth785.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaMon 12:10 PM975 km606 miles526 nmNorth N
JayapuraMon 11:10 AM1036 km644 miles560 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirMon 1:10 PM1316 km818 miles711 nmEast E
MelekeokMon 11:10 AM1344 km835 miles725 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariMon 11:10 AM1516 km942 miles819 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyMon 12:10 PM1581 km982 miles854 nmSouth S
HoniaraMon 1:10 PM2174 km1351 miles1174 nmSoutheast SE
YarenMon 2:10 PM2350 km1460 miles1269 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairnsMon 12:10 PM2407 km1495 miles1300 nmSouth S
ManadoMon 10:10 AM2432 km1511 miles1313 nmWest W
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