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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: 161° 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 01:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 32' North, Longitude: 35° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.55 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"940.50 miwest0° 02' 20.9"2.69 minorth940.38 mi
24 hours11° 39' 08.9"755.03 mieast0° 29' 45.5"34.12 minorth754.57 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 Noon550 km342 miles297 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GizoFri 12:00 Noon660 km410 miles357 nmSouthwest SW
ArawaFri 11:00 AM711 km442 miles384 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenFri 1:00 PM738 km459 miles398 nmNortheast NE
PalikirFri 12:00 Noon1360 km845 miles735 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaFri 1:00 PM1421 km883 miles767 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaFri 12:00 Noon1593 km990 miles860 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroFri 1:00 PM1684 km1046 miles909 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbyFri 11:00 AM1696 km1054 miles916 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiFri 1:00 PM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmEast-southeast ESE
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