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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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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° 53' East

The ground speed is currently 461.41 meters/second, 1661.1 kilometres/hour, 1032.1 miles/hour or 896.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1032.11 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miSouth1032.09 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° 08' North, Longitude: 55° 15' East

The ground speed is currently 424.18 meters/second, 1527.1 kilometres/hour, 948.9 miles/hour or 824.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 49.6"948.58 miWest0° 04' 43.9"5.42 miSouth948.83 mi
24 hours11° 38' 17.0"760.71 miEast2° 18' 48.2"159.10 miSouth782.15 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LaeMon 12:04 PM147 km91 miles79 nm SE
Mount HagenMon 12:04 PM184 km114 miles99 nm W
Port MoresbyMon 12:04 PM409 km254 miles221 nm SSE
JayapuraMon 11:04 AM690 km429 miles373 nm WNW
CairnsMon 12:04 PM1210 km752 miles653 nm S
ManokwariMon 11:04 AM1431 km889 miles772 nm WNW
HoniaraMon 1:04 PM1597 km993 miles863 nm ESE
DarwinMon 11:34 AM1801 km1119 miles972 nm WSW
MelekeokMon 11:04 AM1947 km1210 miles1051 nm NW
PalikirMon 1:04 PM1974 km1226 miles1066 nm NE