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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 01:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 13' South, Longitude: 154° 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"1033.55 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 misouth1033.54 mi
24 hours0° 04' 21.5"5.00 miwest0° 22' 58.1"26.31 misouth26.78 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 02' North, Longitude: 39° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.06 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' 01.5"0.03 misouth937.16 mi
24 hours11° 42' 36.1"756.27 mieast0° 27' 43.2"31.78 misouth758.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BukaSat 11:30 AM52 km32 miles28 nmEast-southeast ESE
ArawaSat 11:30 AM183 km114 miles99 nmSoutheast SE
GizoSat 12:30 PM429 km267 miles232 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraSat 12:30 PM783 km487 miles423 nmSoutheast SE
LaeSat 11:30 AM822 km511 miles444 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbySat 11:30 AM910 km566 miles491 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirSat 12:30 PM1410 km876 miles761 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YarenSat 1:30 PM1499 km932 miles810 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraSat 10:30 AM1534 km953 miles828 nmWest W
CairnsSat 11:30 AM1591 km989 miles859 nmSouthwest SW
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