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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 02:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 36' South, Longitude: 144° 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"1032.88 miwest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 misouth1032.86 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 02:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 32' North, Longitude: 41° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.39 meters/second, 1513.4 km/hour, 940.4 miles/hour or 817.2 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"940.15 miwest0° 02' 26.7"2.80 misouth940.28 mi
24 hours11° 41' 40.9"757.72 mieast1° 25' 17.4"97.79 misouth767.40 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount HagenSun 12:10 PM28 km18 miles15 nmSouth S
LaeSun 12:10 PM335 km208 miles181 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraSun 11:10 AM514 km319 miles277 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbySun 12:10 PM539 km335 miles291 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariSun 11:10 AM1240 km771 miles670 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsSun 12:10 PM1264 km785 miles682 nmSouth S
DarwinSun 11:40 AM1650 km1025 miles891 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraSun 1:10 PM1791 km1113 miles967 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokSun 11:10 AM1797 km1116 miles970 nmNorthwest NW
DiliSun 11:10 AM2080 km1293 miles1123 nmWest W
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