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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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 00:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 12' South, Longitude: 162° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.03 meters/second, 1663.3 km/hour, 1033.5 miles/hour or 898.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.23 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.23 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.9"1033.57 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 misouth1033.56 mi
24 hours0° 04' 21.6"5.01 miwest0° 22' 58.2"26.31 misouth26.78 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 00:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 02' North, Longitude: 47° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.07 meters/second, 1508.6 km/hour, 937.4 miles/hour or 814.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.62 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.8"937.16 miwest0° 00' 01.6"0.03 minorth937.16 mi
24 hours11° 42' 34.5"756.24 mieast0° 26' 27.7"30.35 misouth757.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraSat 11:58 AM532 km331 miles287 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GizoSat 11:58 AM679 km422 miles367 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenSat 12:58 PM732 km455 miles395 nmNortheast NE
ArawaSat 10:58 AM750 km466 miles405 nmWest W
BukaSat 10:58 AM841 km523 miles454 nmWest W
TarawaSat 12:58 PM1401 km871 miles757 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirSat 11:58 AM1415 km879 miles764 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaSat 11:58 AM1535 km954 miles829 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroSat 12:58 PM1689 km1050 miles912 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbySat 10:58 AM1728 km1074 miles933 nmWest-southwest WSW
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