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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 02:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 27' South, Longitude: 142° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.54 meters/second, 1665.1 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"1034.72 miwest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 misouth1034.71 mi
24 hours0° 04' 33.2"5.24 miwest0° 23' 05.2"26.44 misouth26.96 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 02:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 13' North, Longitude: 5° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.21 meters/second, 1527.1 km/hour, 948.9 miles/hour or 824.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.82 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 minorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.6"948.69 miwest0° 04' 26.6"5.09 minorth948.49 mi
24 hours11° 31' 48.2"753.26 mieast1° 21' 24.7"93.34 minorth755.87 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount HagenThu 12:18 PM255 km158 miles138 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraThu 11:18 AM284 km176 miles153 nmNorthwest NW
LaeThu 12:18 PM567 km352 miles306 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyThu 12:18 PM764 km475 miles413 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariThu 11:18 AM1009 km627 miles545 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsThu 12:18 PM1427 km887 miles771 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinThu 11:48 AM1550 km963 miles837 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokThu 11:18 AM1580 km982 miles853 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliThu 11:18 AM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmWest-southwest WSW
HagåtñaThu 12:18 PM2000 km1243 miles1080 nmNorth N
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