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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 Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 02:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 32' North, Longitude: 145° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.50 meters/second, 1668.6 km/hour, 1036.8 miles/hour or 901.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.28 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.3"1036.88 miwest0° 00' 57.9"1.11 misouth1036.89 mi
24 hours0° 05' 20.1"6.15 miwest0° 23' 10.8"26.55 misouth27.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 02:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 40' South, Longitude: 144° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.93 meters/second, 1612.6 km/hour, 1002.0 miles/hour or 870.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.70 miwest0° 00' 12.7"0.24 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 24.5"1001.94 miwest0° 12' 45.3"14.61 misouth1001.99 mi
24 hours12° 24' 54.4"858.46 mieast5° 03' 11.7"347.24 misouth923.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraSun 11:10 AM808 km502 miles436 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaSun 12:10 PM1218 km757 miles657 nmNorth N
Port MoresbySun 12:10 PM1332 km828 miles719 nmSouth S
MelekeokSun 11:10 AM1369 km851 miles739 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariSun 11:10 AM1374 km854 miles742 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirSun 1:10 PM1441 km895 miles778 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraSun 1:10 PM2041 km1268 miles1102 nmSoutheast SE
CairnsSun 12:10 PM2152 km1337 miles1162 nmSouth S
ManadoSun 10:10 AM2350 km1460 miles1269 nmWest W
DarwinSun 11:40 AM2353 km1462 miles1270 nmSouthwest SW
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