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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 01:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 13' South, Longitude: 152° 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 01:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 02' North, Longitude: 37° 52' 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' 45.4"937.16 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 misouth937.16 mi
24 hours11° 42' 36.3"756.28 mieast0° 28' 01.9"32.14 misouth758.13 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BukaSat 11:38 AM269 km167 miles145 nmEast E
ArawaSat 11:38 AM383 km238 miles207 nmEast-southeast ESE
GizoSat 12:38 PM600 km373 miles324 nmEast-southeast ESE
LaeSat 11:38 AM607 km377 miles328 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbySat 11:38 AM730 km453 miles394 nmSouthwest SW
HoniaraSat 12:38 PM969 km602 miles523 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraSat 10:38 AM1316 km818 miles711 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsSat 11:38 AM1475 km917 miles796 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirSat 12:38 PM1494 km928 miles807 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YarenSat 1:38 PM1710 km1063 miles923 nmEast-northeast ENE
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