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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 02:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 36' South, Longitude: 145° 58' East

The ground speed is currently 461.72 meters/second, 1662.2 kilometres/hour, 1032.8 miles/hour or 897.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"4.87 miWest0° 22' 53.8"26.22 miSouth26.67 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 02:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 33' North, Longitude: 43° 33' East

The ground speed is currently 420.38 meters/second, 1513.4 kilometres/hour, 940.4 miles/hour or 817.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"940.05 miWest0° 02' 25.9"2.79 miSouth940.18 mi
24 hours11° 41' 41.8"757.66 miEast1° 25' 01.2"97.47 miSouth767.29 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LaeSun 12:04 PM169 km105 miles91 nm SE
Mount HagenSun 12:04 PM194 km120 miles105 nm W
Port MoresbySun 12:04 PM446 km277 miles241 nm SSE
JayapuraSun 11:04 AM675 km419 miles364 nm WNW
CairnsSun 12:04 PM1252 km778 miles676 nm S
ManokwariSun 11:04 AM1422 km884 miles768 nm WNW
HoniaraSun 1:04 PM1601 km995 miles865 nm ESE
DarwinSun 11:34 AM1826 km1135 miles986 nm WSW
MelekeokSun 11:04 AM1920 km1193 miles1037 nm NW
PalikirSun 1:04 PM1938 km1204 miles1046 nm NE