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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 01:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 50' South
Longitude: 147° 20' 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' 57.5"1.10 misouth1034.14 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.5"5.12 miwest0° 23' 01.8"26.38 misouth26.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 01:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 34' North
Longitude: 21° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.44 meters/second, 1513.6 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' 58.9"940.25 miwest0° 02' 15.3"2.59 minorth940.14 mi
24 hours11° 39' 22.6"755.09 mieast0° 27' 30.7"31.55 minorth754.61 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LaeFri 11:58 AM213 km132 miles115 nmSouth S
Mount HagenFri 11:58 AM361 km225 miles195 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyFri 11:58 AM511 km317 miles276 nmSouth S
JayapuraFri 10:58 AM778 km484 miles420 nmWest-northwest WNW
ArawaFri 11:58 AM926 km575 miles500 nmEast E
CairnsFri 11:58 AM1347 km837 miles728 nmSouth S
HoniaraFri 12:58 PM1484 km922 miles801 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManokwariFri 10:58 AM1539 km956 miles831 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalikirFri 12:58 PM1772 km1101 miles957 nmNortheast NE
MelekeokFri 10:58 AM1963 km1220 miles1060 nmNorthwest NW
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