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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 23, 2012 at 01:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 11' South, Longitude: 151° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.94 meters/second, 1670.2 km/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.0"1037.81 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.81 mi
24 hours0° 05' 14.2"6.04 miwest0° 23' 21.6"26.75 misouth27.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 01:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 23' South, Longitude: 115° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.26 meters/second, 1505.8 km/hour, 935.6 miles/hour or 813.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.59 miwest0° 00' 03.4"0.07 minorth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 25' 26.2"935.35 miwest0° 03' 32.8"4.07 minorth935.54 mi
24 hours13° 33' 33.9"879.32 mieast1° 58' 35.5"135.95 minorth895.14 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BukaSun 11:48 AM704 km437 miles380 nmSoutheast SE
ArawaSun 11:48 AM833 km518 miles450 nmSoutheast SE
LaeSun 11:48 AM857 km532 miles463 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirSun 12:48 PM1110 km690 miles599 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbySun 11:48 AM1113 km692 miles601 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraSun 10:48 AM1185 km737 miles640 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraSun 12:48 PM1418 km881 miles766 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaSun 11:48 AM1665 km1034 miles899 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenSun 1:48 PM1761 km1094 miles951 nmEast E
ManokwariSun 10:48 AM1898 km1179 miles1025 nmWest W
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