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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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 01:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 58' South, Longitude: 160° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.42 meters/second, 1661.1 km/hour, 1032.2 miles/hour or 896.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.20 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.20 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.4"1032.21 miwest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 misouth1032.19 mi
24 hours0° 04' 08.4"4.75 miwest0° 22' 49.4"26.14 misouth26.57 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 01:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 12' North, Longitude: 69° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.99 meters/second, 1526.3 km/hour, 948.4 miles/hour or 824.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.81 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.3"948.21 miwest0° 04' 38.4"5.32 misouth948.45 mi
24 hours11° 38' 26.4"760.59 mieast2° 16' 40.1"156.67 misouth781.49 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraMon 12:04 PM389 km242 miles210 nmSouth S
GizoMon 12:04 PM479 km297 miles258 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArawaMon 11:04 AM559 km348 miles302 nmWest W
BukaMon 11:04 AM661 km411 miles357 nmWest W
YarenMon 1:04 PM923 km574 miles498 nmNortheast NE
PalikirMon 12:04 PM1451 km902 miles783 nmNorth N
Port MoresbyMon 11:04 AM1530 km951 miles826 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaMon 12:04 PM1547 km962 miles836 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaMon 1:04 PM1601 km995 miles864 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroMon 1:04 PM1868 km1161 miles1008 nmNortheast NE
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