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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 03:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 51' South
Longitude: 129° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.27 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"1034.13 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1034.12 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.1"5.12 miwest0° 23' 01.6"26.37 misouth26.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 03:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 37' North
Longitude: 4° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.32 meters/second, 1513.1 km/hour, 940.2 miles/hour or 817.0 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' 58.1"939.97 miwest0° 02' 08.6"2.46 minorth939.86 mi
24 hours11° 39' 38.5"755.16 mieast0° 24' 47.7"28.43 minorth754.66 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AmbonFri 12:08 PM223 km139 miles121 nmNorthwest NW
BaucauFri 12:08 PM546 km339 miles295 nmSouthwest SW
DiliFri 12:08 PM623 km387 miles336 nmSouthwest SW
ManokwariFri 12:08 PM645 km401 miles349 nmNortheast NE
SameFri 12:08 PM651 km404 miles351 nmSouthwest SW
SofifiFri 12:08 PM668 km415 miles361 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TernateFri 12:08 PM682 km424 miles368 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuaiFri 12:08 PM705 km438 miles381 nmSouthwest SW
KendariFri 11:08 AM816 km507 miles441 nmWest W
DarwinFri 12:38 PM849 km527 miles458 nmSouth S
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