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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 01:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 59' South
Longitude: 153° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.41 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"1032.19 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1032.18 mi
24 hours0° 04' 08.3"4.75 miwest0° 22' 49.3"26.14 misouth26.57 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 01:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 10' North
Longitude: 62° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.09 meters/second, 1526.7 km/hour, 948.7 miles/hour or 824.4 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' 49.4"948.43 miwest0° 04' 41.2"5.37 misouth948.67 mi
24 hours11° 38' 21.6"760.68 mieast2° 17' 45.5"157.91 misouth781.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArawaMon 11:34 AM273 km170 miles147 nmEast E
LaeMon 11:34 AM683 km424 miles369 nmWest W
Port MoresbyMon 11:34 AM758 km471 miles409 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraMon 12:34 PM846 km526 miles457 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraMon 10:34 AM1429 km888 miles771 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsMon 11:34 AM1450 km901 miles783 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirMon 12:34 PM1533 km952 miles828 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YarenMon 1:34 PM1648 km1024 miles890 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaMon 12:34 PM2103 km1307 miles1136 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariMon 10:34 AM2190 km1361 miles1183 nmWest-northwest WNW
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