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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 01:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 36' South, Longitude: 148° 28' 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"17.21 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1032.81 miwest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 misouth1032.80 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 Latitude: 20° 33' North, Longitude: 45° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.36 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"940.01 miwest0° 02' 25.0"2.77 misouth940.14 mi
24 hours11° 41' 42.7"757.65 mieast1° 24' 38.1"97.03 misouth767.21 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 AM206 km128 miles111 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbySun 11:54 AM448 km279 miles242 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mount HagenSun 11:54 AM469 km292 miles253 nmWest W
BukaSun 11:54 AM688 km428 miles372 nmEast E
ArawaSun 11:54 AM790 km491 miles426 nmEast E
JayapuraSun 10:54 AM925 km575 miles500 nmWest-northwest WNW
GizoSun 12:54 PM967 km601 miles522 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairnsSun 11:54 AM1286 km799 miles694 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraSun 12:54 PM1337 km831 miles722 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManokwariSun 10:54 AM1683 km1046 miles909 nmWest-northwest WNW
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