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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 02:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 51' South
Longitude: 141° 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' 27.3"5.12 miwest0° 23' 01.8"26.38 misouth26.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 02:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 35' North
Longitude: 16° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.40 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"940.16 miwest0° 02' 13.3"2.55 minorth940.05 mi
24 hours11° 39' 27.7"755.11 mieast0° 26' 39.6"30.57 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
JayapuraFri 11:20 AM284 km176 miles153 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LaeFri 12:20 PM608 km378 miles329 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyFri 12:20 PM781 km485 miles422 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariFri 11:20 AM969 km602 miles523 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsFri 12:20 PM1404 km872 miles758 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinFri 11:50 AM1473 km915 miles795 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokFri 11:20 AM1582 km983 miles854 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliFri 11:20 AM1842 km1145 miles995 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManadoFri 10:20 AM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmWest-northwest WNW
Guam (Hagåtña)Fri 12:20 PM2052 km1275 miles1108 nmNorth N
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