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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 01:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 50' South, Longitude: 149° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.29 meters/second, 1664.2 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"1034.16 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1034.15 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 01:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 34' North, Longitude: 23° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.46 meters/second, 1513.7 km/hour, 940.5 miles/hour or 817.3 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' 59.1"940.29 miwest0° 02' 16.2"2.60 minorth940.18 mi
24 hours11° 39' 20.3"755.08 mieast0° 27' 54.0"31.99 minorth754.60 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LaeFri 11:48 AM378 km235 miles204 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyFri 11:48 AM588 km365 miles318 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mount HagenFri 11:48 AM631 km392 miles341 nmWest W
ArawaFri 11:48 AM654 km406 miles353 nmEast-southeast ESE
GizoFri 12:48 PM856 km532 miles462 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraFri 10:48 AM1045 km649 miles564 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraFri 12:48 PM1228 km763 miles663 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairnsFri 11:48 AM1408 km875 miles760 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirFri 12:48 PM1596 km992 miles862 nmNortheast NE
ManokwariFri 10:48 AM1807 km1123 miles976 nmWest-northwest WNW
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