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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 Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 00:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 26' South, Longitude: 162° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.55 meters/second, 1665.2 km/hour, 1034.7 miles/hour or 899.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.25 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.25 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.5"1034.75 miwest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 misouth1034.74 mi
24 hours0° 04' 33.5"5.24 miwest0° 23' 05.4"26.45 misouth26.96 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 00:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 07' North, Longitude: 24° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.48 meters/second, 1528.1 km/hour, 949.5 miles/hour or 825.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.83 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.1"949.30 miwest0° 04' 33.7"5.23 minorth949.09 mi
24 hours11° 31' 15.8"753.13 mieast1° 24' 21.7"96.72 minorth756.07 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraThu 11:58 AM615 km382 miles332 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenThu 12:58 PM662 km411 miles357 nmNortheast NE
GizoThu 11:58 AM737 km458 miles398 nmSouthwest SW
ArawaThu 10:58 AM784 km487 miles423 nmWest-southwest WSW
BukaThu 10:58 AM865 km537 miles467 nmWest W
PalikirThu 11:58 AM1341 km833 miles724 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaThu 12:58 PM1344 km835 miles726 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaThu 11:58 AM1606 km998 miles867 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroThu 12:58 PM1611 km1001 miles870 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbyThu 10:58 AM1770 km1100 miles956 nmWest-southwest WSW
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