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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 30, 2012 at 02:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 55' South, Longitude: 142° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.34 meters/second, 1668.0 km/hour, 1036.5 miles/hour or 900.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.28 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.2"1036.53 miwest0° 00' 58.1"1.11 misouth1036.52 mi
24 hours0° 04' 53.0"5.63 miwest0° 23' 15.8"26.64 misouth27.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 02:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 20' North, Longitude: 39° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.19 meters/second, 1609.9 km/hour, 1000.3 miles/hour or 869.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.67 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 32' 56.0"1000.29 miwest0° 10' 44.7"12.31 minorth1000.19 mi
24 hours10° 50' 58.7"745.97 mieast4° 06' 26.5"282.29 minorth794.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraSun 11:18 AM228 km142 miles123 nmWest W
Mount HagenSun 12:18 PM366 km228 miles198 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LaeSun 12:18 PM634 km394 miles343 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbySun 12:18 PM876 km544 miles473 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariSun 11:18 AM989 km615 miles534 nmWest-northwest WNW
MelekeokSun 11:18 AM1461 km908 miles789 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsSun 12:18 PM1585 km985 miles856 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinSun 11:48 AM1682 km1045 miles908 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaSun 12:18 PM1826 km1135 miles986 nmNorth N
DiliSun 11:18 AM1998 km1242 miles1079 nmWest-southwest WSW
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