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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 02:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 51' South
Longitude: 137° 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"1034.14 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 02:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 36' North
Longitude: 11° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.37 meters/second, 1513.3 km/hour, 940.3 miles/hour or 817.1 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' 02.1"0.04 minorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.4"940.09 miwest0° 02' 11.4"2.51 minorth939.98 mi
24 hours11° 39' 31.8"755.13 mieast0° 25' 57.6"29.77 minorth754.64 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraFri 11:38 AM454 km282 miles245 nmNortheast NE
ManokwariFri 11:38 AM571 km354 miles308 nmNorthwest NW
AmbonFri 11:38 AM1023 km636 miles553 nmWest W
DarwinFri 12:08 PM1104 km686 miles596 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyFri 12:38 PM1202 km747 miles649 nmEast-southeast ESE
DiliFri 11:38 AM1362 km846 miles735 nmWest-southwest WSW
MelekeokFri 11:38 AM1398 km869 miles755 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManadoFri 10:38 AM1556 km967 miles840 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsFri 12:38 PM1623 km1008 miles876 nmSoutheast SE
GorontaloFri 10:38 AM1694 km1053 miles915 nmWest-northwest WNW
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