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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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 01:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 36' South, Longitude: 156° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.73 meters/second, 1662.2 km/hour, 1032.9 miles/hour or 897.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.22 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1032.90 miwest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 misouth1032.89 mi
24 hours0° 04' 15.1"4.88 miwest0° 22' 53.9"26.23 misouth26.68 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 34' North, Longitude: 53° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.30 meters/second, 1513.1 km/hour, 940.2 miles/hour or 817.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.67 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 misouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.1"939.95 miwest0° 02' 21.8"2.71 misouth940.07 mi
24 hours11° 41' 46.1"757.65 mieast1° 23' 22.5"95.59 misouth766.99 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArawaSun 11:20 AM142 km88 miles77 nmWest-southwest WSW
BukaSun 11:20 AM224 km139 miles121 nmWest W
GizoSun 12:20 PM278 km173 miles150 nmSouth S
HoniaraSun 12:20 PM557 km346 miles301 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbySun 11:20 AM1131 km703 miles611 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenSun 1:20 PM1267 km788 miles684 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirSun 12:20 PM1393 km866 miles752 nmNorth N
CairnsSun 11:20 AM1727 km1073 miles933 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraSun 10:20 AM1806 km1122 miles975 nmWest W
Port VilaSun 12:20 PM1845 km1147 miles996 nmSoutheast SE
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