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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 02:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 51' South, Longitude: 139° 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"1034.14 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1034.13 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 02:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 35' North, Longitude: 14° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.39 meters/second, 1513.4 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' 58.5"940.13 miwest0° 02' 12.5"2.53 minorth940.02 mi
24 hours11° 39' 29.4"755.12 mieast0° 26' 20.9"30.21 minorth754.63 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraFri 11:28 AM273 km170 miles147 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mount HagenFri 12:28 PM501 km311 miles270 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManokwariFri 11:28 AM777 km483 miles420 nmNorthwest NW
LaeFri 12:28 PM820 km510 miles443 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyFri 12:28 PM959 km596 miles518 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinFri 11:58 AM1298 km807 miles701 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokFri 11:28 AM1482 km921 miles800 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsFri 12:28 PM1485 km923 miles802 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DiliFri 11:28 AM1628 km1011 miles879 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManadoFri 10:28 AM1808 km1124 miles976 nmWest-northwest WNW
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