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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 02:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 60' South, Longitude: 141° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.40 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 02:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 06' North, Longitude: 51° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.24 meters/second, 1527.3 km/hour, 949.0 miles/hour or 824.7 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' 49.7"948.78 miwest0° 04' 45.5"5.45 misouth949.02 mi
24 hours11° 38' 14.4"760.82 mieast2° 19' 25.3"159.82 misouth782.42 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 12:20 PM291 km181 miles157 nmEast E
JayapuraMon 11:20 AM395 km245 miles213 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LaeMon 12:20 PM601 km373 miles324 nmEast E
Port MoresbyMon 12:20 PM725 km450 miles391 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManokwariMon 11:20 AM1012 km629 miles546 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsMon 12:20 PM1292 km803 miles697 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinMon 11:50 AM1382 km859 miles746 nmWest-southwest WSW
MelekeokMon 11:20 AM1682 km1045 miles908 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliMon 11:20 AM1793 km1114 miles968 nmWest W
ManadoMon 10:20 AM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmWest-northwest WNW
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