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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 02:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 60' South, Longitude: 140° 53' East

The ground speed is currently 461.40 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"1032.10 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miSouth1032.08 mi
24 hours0° 04' 08.0"4.74 miWest0° 22' 49.2"26.13 miSouth26.56 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 06' North, Longitude: 50° 25' East

The ground speed is currently 424.25 meters/second, 1527.3 kilometres/hour, 949.0 miles/hour or 824.7 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"15.82 miWest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 miSouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.7"948.74 miWest0° 04' 45.7"5.46 miSouth948.98 mi
24 hours11° 38' 13.9"760.78 miEast2° 19' 31.4"159.93 miSouth782.40 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
Mount HagenMon 12:24 PM370 km230 miles200 nm E
JayapuraMon 11:24 AM382 km238 miles206 nm N
LaeMon 12:24 PM680 km422 miles367 nm E
Port MoresbyMon 12:24 PM793 km493 miles428 nm ESE
ManokwariMon 11:24 AM947 km588 miles511 nm NW
DarwinMon 11:54 AM1315 km817 miles710 nm SW
CairnsMon 12:24 PM1321 km821 miles713 nm SSE
MelekeokMon 11:24 AM1646 km1023 miles889 nm NNW
DiliMon 11:24 AM1714 km1065 miles926 nm W
ManadoMon 10:24 AM1966 km1222 miles1062 nm WNW