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Day and Night World Map

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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 02:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 13' South
Longitude: 144° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.01 meters/second, 1663.2 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"1033.54 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 misouth1033.53 mi
24 hours0° 04' 21.3"5.00 miwest0° 22' 58.0"26.30 misouth26.77 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 02' North
Longitude: 30° 37' 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 misouth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.4"937.16 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 misouth937.16 mi
24 hours11° 42' 37.6"756.30 mieast0° 29' 12.6"33.49 misouth758.26 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LaeSat 12:08 PM298 km185 miles161 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraSat 11:08 AM539 km335 miles291 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbySat 12:08 PM539 km335 miles291 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariSat 11:08 AM1282 km797 miles692 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsSat 12:08 PM1299 km807 miles701 nmSouth S
DarwinSat 11:38 AM1726 km1073 miles932 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraSat 1:08 PM1741 km1082 miles940 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokSat 11:08 AM1802 km1119 miles973 nmNorthwest NW
PalikirSat 1:08 PM2006 km1246 miles1083 nmNortheast NE
Guam (Hagåtña)Sat 12:08 PM2068 km1285 miles1117 nmNorth N
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