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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 02:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 59' South, Longitude: 145° 37' 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 misouth1032.16 mi
24 hours0° 04' 08.1"4.74 miwest0° 22' 49.2"26.14 misouth26.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 02:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 07' North, Longitude: 54° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.19 meters/second, 1527.1 km/hour, 948.9 miles/hour or 824.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.82 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.6"948.66 miwest0° 04' 43.9"5.43 misouth948.90 mi
24 hours11° 38' 16.8"760.77 mieast2° 18' 50.5"159.16 misouth782.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount HagenMon 12:04 PM153 km95 miles83 nmWest W
LaeMon 12:04 PM173 km108 miles94 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyMon 12:04 PM421 km261 miles227 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JayapuraMon 11:04 AM665 km413 miles359 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsMon 12:04 PM1210 km752 miles653 nmSouth S
ManokwariMon 11:04 AM1402 km871 miles757 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraMon 1:04 PM1627 km1011 miles879 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinMon 11:34 AM1773 km1102 miles957 nmWest-southwest WSW
MelekeokMon 11:04 AM1927 km1197 miles1040 nmNorthwest NW
PalikirMon 1:04 PM1995 km1240 miles1077 nmNortheast NE
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