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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 02:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 60' South
Longitude: 140° 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 misouth1032.15 mi
24 hours0° 04' 08.0"4.74 miwest0° 22' 49.2"26.14 misouth26.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 06' North
Longitude: 50° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.25 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"948.81 miwest0° 04' 45.8"5.46 misouth949.05 mi
24 hours11° 38' 13.6"760.83 mieast2° 19' 33.9"159.98 misouth782.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraMon 11:24 AM382 km237 miles206 nmNorth N
LaeMon 12:24 PM710 km441 miles384 nmEast E
Port MoresbyMon 12:24 PM820 km510 miles443 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManokwariMon 11:24 AM922 km573 miles498 nmNorthwest NW
DarwinMon 11:54 AM1289 km801 miles696 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsMon 12:24 PM1334 km829 miles720 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MelekeokMon 11:24 AM1633 km1015 miles882 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliMon 11:24 AM1684 km1046 miles909 nmWest W
ManadoMon 10:24 AM1938 km1204 miles1047 nmWest-northwest WNW
Alice SpringsMon 11:54 AM2088 km1298 miles1128 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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