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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 01:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 59' South, Longitude: 148° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.41 meters/second, 1661.1 km/hour, 1032.1 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"1032.18 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1032.17 mi
24 hours0° 04' 08.2"4.74 miwest0° 22' 49.3"26.14 misouth26.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 01:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 08' North, Longitude: 57° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.15 meters/second, 1527.0 km/hour, 948.8 miles/hour or 824.5 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' 49.5"948.58 miwest0° 04' 43.0"5.41 misouth948.82 mi
24 hours11° 38' 18.5"760.74 mieast2° 18' 28.9"158.74 misouth782.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LaeMon 11:54 AM149 km93 miles81 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyMon 11:54 AM397 km247 miles214 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mount HagenMon 11:54 AM430 km267 miles232 nmWest W
BukaMon 11:54 AM729 km453 miles394 nmEast E
ArawaMon 11:54 AM826 km513 miles446 nmEast E
JayapuraMon 10:54 AM906 km563 miles489 nmWest-northwest WNW
GizoMon 12:54 PM993 km617 miles536 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairnsMon 11:54 AM1236 km768 miles668 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraMon 12:54 PM1361 km846 miles735 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManokwariMon 10:54 AM1660 km1031 miles896 nmWest-northwest WNW
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