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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° 32' 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"1033.48 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 misouth1033.47 mi
24 hours0° 04' 21.5"5.00 miwest0° 22' 58.1"26.30 misouth26.77 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: 38° 08' 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"937.09 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 misouth937.09 mi
24 hours11° 42' 36.3"756.22 mieast0° 27' 59.4"32.09 misouth758.07 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 AM238 km148 miles129 nmEast E
ArawaSat 11:38 AM354 km220 miles191 nmEast-southeast ESE
GizoSat 12:38 PM574 km356 miles310 nmSoutheast SE
LaeSat 11:38 AM637 km396 miles344 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbySat 11:38 AM754 km468 miles407 nmSouthwest SW
HoniaraSat 12:38 PM943 km586 miles509 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraSat 10:38 AM1346 km837 miles727 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalikirSat 12:38 PM1480 km920 miles799 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairnsSat 11:38 AM1490 km926 miles805 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSat 1:38 PM1680 km1044 miles907 nmEast-northeast ENE
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