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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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 00:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 49' South, Longitude: 164° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.30 meters/second, 1664.3 km/hour, 1034.1 miles/hour or 898.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.24 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.24 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1034.18 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1034.17 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.8"5.13 miwest0° 23' 01.9"26.38 misouth26.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 00:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 31' North, Longitude: 38° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.58 meters/second, 1514.1 km/hour, 940.8 miles/hour or 817.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.68 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 minorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.0"940.55 miwest0° 02' 21.9"2.71 minorth940.43 mi
24 hours11° 39' 06.2"755.02 mieast0° 30' 13.5"34.66 minorth754.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenFri 12:48 PM528 km328 miles285 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraFri 11:48 AM742 km461 miles401 nmSouthwest SW
GizoFri 11:48 AM955 km594 miles516 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaFri 12:48 PM1140 km709 miles616 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaFri 11:48 AM1478 km918 miles798 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirFri 11:48 AM1494 km928 miles807 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroFri 12:48 PM1501 km933 miles810 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiFri 12:48 PM1642 km1020 miles887 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyFri 10:48 AM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuvaFri 12:48 PM2088 km1297 miles1127 nmSoutheast SE
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