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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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 01:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 36' South
Longitude: 148° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.72 meters/second, 1662.2 km/hour, 1032.8 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"1032.89 miwest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 misouth1032.87 mi
24 hours0° 04' 14.8"4.88 miwest0° 22' 53.8"26.22 misouth26.67 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 01:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 33' North
Longitude: 45° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.37 meters/second, 1513.3 km/hour, 940.3 miles/hour or 817.1 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"0.05 misouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.2"940.08 miwest0° 02' 25.0"2.77 misouth940.21 mi
24 hours11° 41' 42.7"757.70 mieast1° 24' 40.7"97.09 misouth767.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LaeSun 11:54 AM182 km113 miles98 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbySun 11:54 AM440 km273 miles237 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ArawaSun 11:54 AM821 km510 miles443 nmEast E
JayapuraSun 10:54 AM896 km557 miles484 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsSun 11:54 AM1279 km795 miles691 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraSun 12:54 PM1366 km849 miles738 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManokwariSun 10:54 AM1654 km1028 miles893 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalikirSun 12:54 PM1774 km1102 miles958 nmNortheast NE
DarwinSun 11:24 AM2051 km1274 miles1107 nmWest-southwest WSW
MelekeokSun 10:54 AM2090 km1298 miles1128 nmNorthwest NW
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