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Day and Night World Map

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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 01:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 49' South
Longitude: 159° 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 misouth1034.16 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.7"5.13 miwest0° 23' 01.9"26.38 misouth26.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 01:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 32' North
Longitude: 33° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.54 meters/second, 1513.9 km/hour, 940.7 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' 59.6"940.46 miwest0° 02' 20.1"2.68 minorth940.35 mi
24 hours11° 39' 10.9"755.04 mieast0° 29' 27.0"33.77 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
GizoFri 12:08 PM491 km305 miles265 nmSouthwest SW
ArawaFri 11:08 AM497 km309 miles269 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraFri 12:08 PM510 km317 miles275 nmSouth S
YarenFri 1:08 PM920 km571 miles497 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirFri 12:08 PM1311 km815 miles708 nmNorth N
Port MoresbyFri 11:08 AM1487 km924 miles803 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaFri 1:08 PM1619 km1006 miles874 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaFri 12:08 PM1701 km1057 miles918 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroFri 1:08 PM1830 km1137 miles988 nmNortheast NE
CairnsFri 11:08 AM2035 km1265 miles1099 nmSouthwest SW
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