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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° 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' 27.6"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° 09' 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"940.37 miwest0° 02' 17.9"2.64 minorth940.25 mi
24 hours11° 39' 16.1"755.06 mieast0° 28' 35.8"32.79 minorth754.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArawaFri 11:30 AM207 km128 miles112 nmSoutheast SE
GizoFri 12:30 PM457 km284 miles247 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraFri 12:30 PM803 km499 miles434 nmSoutheast SE
LaeFri 11:30 AM840 km522 miles454 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyFri 11:30 AM940 km584 miles507 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirFri 12:30 PM1367 km849 miles738 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YarenFri 1:30 PM1478 km918 miles798 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraFri 10:30 AM1534 km953 miles829 nmWest W
CairnsFri 11:30 AM1631 km1013 miles881 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaFri 12:30 PM2088 km1297 miles1127 nmSoutheast SE
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