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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 02:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 14' South, Longitude: 139° 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' 57.9"26.30 misouth26.77 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 02:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 02' North, Longitude: 25° 46' 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' 07.2"0.14 misouth937.16 mi
24 hours11° 42' 38.3"756.31 mieast0° 29' 59.7"34.39 misouth758.35 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraSat 11:28 AM316 km196 miles171 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mount HagenSat 12:28 PM501 km311 miles271 nmEast E
ManokwariSat 11:28 AM795 km494 miles429 nmNorthwest NW
LaeSat 12:28 PM818 km508 miles442 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbySat 12:28 PM944 km587 miles510 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinSat 11:58 AM1265 km786 miles683 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsSat 12:28 PM1451 km901 miles783 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MelekeokSat 11:28 AM1519 km944 miles820 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliSat 11:28 AM1609 km1000 miles869 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManadoSat 10:28 AM1817 km1129 miles981 nmWest-northwest WNW
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