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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 01:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 13' South, Longitude: 159° 15' 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' 58.1"26.31 misouth26.78 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 01:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 02' North, Longitude: 44° 38' 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' 00.4"0.01 minorth937.16 mi
24 hours11° 42' 35.0"756.25 mieast0° 26' 56.1"30.89 misouth758.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoSat 12:10 PM417 km259 miles225 nmSouthwest SW
ArawaSat 11:10 AM424 km264 miles229 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraSat 12:10 PM473 km294 miles256 nmSouth S
BukaSat 11:10 AM509 km316 miles275 nmWest W
YarenSat 1:10 PM996 km619 miles538 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirSat 12:10 PM1346 km837 miles727 nmNorth N
Port MoresbySat 11:10 AM1412 km878 miles763 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSat 1:10 PM1695 km1053 miles915 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaSat 12:10 PM1701 km1057 miles918 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroSat 1:10 PM1905 km1184 miles1028 nmNortheast NE
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