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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 01:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 13' South, Longitude: 156° 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' 58.1"26.31 misouth26.78 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 02' North, Longitude: 42° 13' 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' 00.0"0.00 minorth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.5"937.16 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth937.16 mi
24 hours11° 42' 35.6"756.26 mieast0° 27' 19.5"31.34 misouth758.05 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArawaSat 11:20 AM173 km108 miles94 nmSouthwest SW
BukaSat 11:20 AM232 km144 miles125 nmWest W
GizoSat 12:20 PM320 km199 miles173 nmSouth S
HoniaraSat 12:20 PM585 km364 miles316 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbySat 11:20 AM1156 km718 miles624 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenSat 1:20 PM1242 km772 miles671 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirSat 12:20 PM1350 km839 miles729 nmNorth N
CairnsSat 11:20 AM1764 km1096 miles952 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraSat 10:20 AM1807 km1123 miles976 nmWest W
Port VilaSat 12:20 PM1872 km1163 miles1011 nmSoutheast SE
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