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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 02:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 14' South, Longitude: 141° 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"1033.53 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 misouth1033.52 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 02:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 02' North, Longitude: 27° 42' 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' 00.1"0.00 misouth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.3"937.16 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 misouth937.16 mi
24 hours11° 42' 38.1"756.31 mieast0° 29' 40.8"34.03 misouth758.31 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount HagenSat 12:20 PM283 km176 miles153 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraSat 11:20 AM319 km198 miles172 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LaeSat 12:20 PM603 km375 miles326 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbySat 12:20 PM760 km472 miles411 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariSat 11:20 AM981 km610 miles530 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsSat 12:20 PM1366 km849 miles738 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinSat 11:50 AM1442 km896 miles779 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokSat 11:20 AM1615 km1003 miles872 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliSat 11:20 AM1825 km1134 miles985 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManadoSat 10:20 AM2022 km1256 miles1092 nmWest-northwest WNW
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