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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 01:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 50' South, Longitude: 154° 37' 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"1034.10 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1034.08 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.7"5.12 miwest0° 23' 01.8"26.38 misouth26.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 33' North, Longitude: 28° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.50 meters/second, 1513.8 km/hour, 940.6 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"0.04 minorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 59.4"940.31 miwest0° 02' 18.0"2.64 minorth940.19 mi
24 hours11° 39' 15.8"755.00 mieast0° 28' 38.5"32.84 minorth754.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BukaFri 11:30 AM67 km42 miles36 nmSouth S
ArawaFri 11:30 AM188 km117 miles101 nmSoutheast SE
GizoFri 12:30 PM438 km272 miles237 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraFri 12:30 PM779 km484 miles421 nmSoutheast SE
LaeFri 11:30 AM870 km541 miles470 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyFri 11:30 AM966 km600 miles522 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirFri 12:30 PM1358 km844 miles733 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YarenFri 1:30 PM1448 km900 miles782 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraFri 10:30 AM1565 km972 miles845 nmWest W
CairnsFri 11:30 AM1649 km1024 miles890 nmSouthwest SW
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