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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 01:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 12' South, Longitude: 159° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.02 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"1033.56 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 misouth1033.55 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 01:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 02' North, Longitude: 45° 07' 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' 45.6"937.16 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth937.16 mi
24 hours11° 42' 34.9"756.25 mieast0° 26' 51.4"30.80 misouth758.00 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoSat 12:08 PM454 km282 miles245 nmSouthwest SW
HoniaraSat 12:08 PM468 km291 miles252 nmSouth S
ArawaSat 11:08 AM478 km297 miles258 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenSat 1:08 PM949 km590 miles512 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirSat 12:08 PM1352 km840 miles730 nmNorth N
Port MoresbySat 11:08 AM1465 km910 miles791 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSat 1:08 PM1645 km1022 miles888 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaSat 12:08 PM1670 km1038 miles902 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroSat 1:08 PM1866 km1160 miles1008 nmNortheast NE
CairnsSat 11:08 AM2001 km1243 miles1080 nmSouthwest SW
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