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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 01:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 49' South, Longitude: 162° 07' 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"1034.11 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1034.10 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 01:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 32' North, Longitude: 35° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.56 meters/second, 1514.0 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° 30' 59.7"940.44 miwest0° 02' 21.0"2.69 minorth940.32 mi
24 hours11° 39' 08.8"754.97 mieast0° 29' 48.2"34.17 minorth754.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraFri 12:00 Noon563 km350 miles304 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GizoFri 12:00 Noon686 km427 miles371 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenFri 1:00 PM714 km444 miles386 nmNortheast NE
ArawaFri 11:00 AM742 km461 miles400 nmWest-southwest WSW
BukaFri 11:00 AM828 km514 miles447 nmWest W
PalikirFri 12:00 Noon1370 km851 miles740 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaFri 1:00 PM1394 km866 miles753 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaFri 12:00 Noon1580 km982 miles853 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroFri 1:00 PM1665 km1035 miles899 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbyFri 11:00 AM1726 km1072 miles932 nmWest-southwest WSW
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