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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° 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"1032.17 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 02:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 07' North, Longitude: 53° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.21 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"948.70 miwest0° 04' 44.6"5.44 misouth948.95 mi
24 hours11° 38' 16.0"760.79 mieast2° 19' 03.6"159.40 misouth782.30 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 PM20 km12 miles11 nmNortheast NE
LaeMon 12:10 PM329 km204 miles178 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyMon 12:10 PM512 km318 miles276 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraMon 11:10 AM537 km334 miles290 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsMon 12:10 PM1223 km760 miles660 nmSouth S
ManokwariMon 11:10 AM1252 km778 miles676 nmWest-northwest WNW
DarwinMon 11:40 AM1623 km1009 miles877 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraMon 1:10 PM1789 km1111 miles966 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokMon 11:10 AM1826 km1135 miles986 nmNorthwest NW
DiliMon 11:10 AM2066 km1284 miles1115 nmWest W
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