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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 02:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 50' South, Longitude: 144° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.28 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"1034.15 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 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 34' North, Longitude: 18° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.43 meters/second, 1513.5 km/hour, 940.5 miles/hour or 817.2 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"940.21 miwest0° 02' 14.4"2.57 minorth940.10 mi
24 hours11° 39' 25.0"755.10 mieast0° 27' 07.4"31.10 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
Mount HagenFri 12:08 PM131 km81 miles71 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LaeFri 12:08 PM318 km197 miles172 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraFri 11:08 AM524 km325 miles283 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbyFri 12:08 PM573 km356 miles309 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariFri 11:08 AM1275 km792 miles688 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsFri 12:08 PM1340 km833 miles724 nmSouth S
HoniaraFri 1:08 PM1746 km1085 miles943 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinFri 11:38 AM1754 km1090 miles947 nmWest-southwest WSW
MelekeokFri 11:08 AM1774 km1102 miles958 nmNorthwest NW
PalikirFri 1:08 PM1971 km1225 miles1065 nmNortheast NE
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