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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 02:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 59' South, Longitude: 144° 23' 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"1032.10 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 02:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 07' North, Longitude: 53° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.20 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"948.63 miwest0° 04' 44.5"5.43 misouth948.87 mi
24 hours11° 38' 16.1"760.73 mieast2° 19' 01.2"159.35 misouth782.23 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 12:10 PM23 km14 miles12 nmNorthwest NW
LaeMon 12:10 PM299 km186 miles161 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyMon 12:10 PM492 km306 miles266 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraMon 11:10 AM559 km347 miles302 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsMon 12:10 PM1219 km757 miles658 nmSouth S
ManokwariMon 11:10 AM1279 km795 miles691 nmWest-northwest WNW
DarwinMon 11:40 AM1651 km1026 miles891 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraMon 1:10 PM1759 km1093 miles950 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokMon 11:10 AM1844 km1146 miles996 nmNorthwest NW
PalikirMon 1:10 PM2093 km1300 miles1130 nmNortheast NE
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