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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 01:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 50' South
Longitude: 157° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.29 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"1034.17 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 01:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 32' North
Longitude: 31° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.52 meters/second, 1513.9 km/hour, 940.7 miles/hour or 817.4 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"940.42 miwest0° 02' 19.2"2.66 minorth940.30 mi
24 hours11° 39' 13.2"755.05 mieast0° 29' 03.7"33.33 minorth754.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArawaFri 11:18 AM249 km155 miles135 nmSouthwest SW
HoniaraFri 12:18 PM586 km364 miles316 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenFri 1:18 PM1167 km725 miles630 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port MoresbyFri 11:18 AM1231 km765 miles665 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirFri 12:18 PM1302 km809 miles703 nmNorth N
CairnsFri 11:18 AM1838 km1142 miles993 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaFri 12:18 PM1863 km1158 miles1006 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraFri 10:18 AM1864 km1158 miles1006 nmWest W
TarawaFri 1:18 PM1875 km1165 miles1012 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroFri 1:18 PM2032 km1263 miles1097 nmNortheast NE
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