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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 02:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 51' South, Longitude: 142° 20' 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 02:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 35' North, Longitude: 16° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.41 meters/second, 1513.5 km/hour, 940.4 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"15.67 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 minorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.8"940.17 miwest0° 02' 13.4"2.55 minorth940.06 mi
24 hours11° 39' 27.2"755.11 mieast0° 26' 44.1"30.66 minorth754.62 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 12:18 PM239 km148 miles129 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraFri 11:18 AM312 km194 miles168 nmNorthwest NW
LaeFri 12:18 PM557 km346 miles301 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyFri 12:18 PM740 km460 miles400 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariFri 11:18 AM1018 km633 miles550 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsFri 12:18 PM1388 km863 miles750 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinFri 11:48 AM1518 km943 miles820 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokFri 11:18 AM1611 km1001 miles870 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliFri 11:18 AM1896 km1178 miles1024 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraFri 1:18 PM2012 km1250 miles1086 nmEast-southeast ESE
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