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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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 01:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 58' South
Longitude: 159° 07' 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 01:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 12' North
Longitude: 68° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.01 meters/second, 1526.4 km/hour, 948.5 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"948.25 miwest0° 04' 38.8"5.33 misouth948.49 mi
24 hours11° 38' 25.5"760.61 mieast2° 16' 53.3"156.92 misouth781.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoMon 12:10 PM344 km214 miles186 nmSouthwest SW
HoniaraMon 12:10 PM394 km245 miles213 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ArawaMon 11:10 AM394 km245 miles213 nmWest W
YarenMon 1:10 PM1055 km656 miles570 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbyMon 11:10 AM1370 km852 miles740 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirMon 12:10 PM1429 km888 miles772 nmNorth N
Port VilaMon 12:10 PM1641 km1020 miles886 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaMon 1:10 PM1747 km1085 miles943 nmEast-northeast ENE
CairnsMon 11:10 AM1891 km1175 miles1021 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroMon 1:10 PM1977 km1228 miles1067 nmNortheast NE
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