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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 02:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 00' South, Longitude: 133° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.40 meters/second, 1661.0 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"1032.15 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1032.14 mi
24 hours0° 04' 07.8"4.74 miwest0° 22' 49.1"26.13 misouth26.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 02:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 03' North, Longitude: 42° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.36 meters/second, 1527.7 km/hour, 949.3 miles/hour or 824.9 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' 04.7"0.09 misouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.0"949.04 miwest0° 04' 48.6"5.52 misouth949.29 mi
24 hours11° 38' 09.0"760.93 mieast2° 20' 38.8"161.22 misouth782.84 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManokwariMon 11:54 AM578 km359 miles312 nmNorth N
AmbonMon 11:54 AM603 km375 miles326 nmWest-northwest WNW
DarwinMon 12:24 PM757 km470 miles409 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BaucauMon 11:54 AM784 km487 miles423 nmWest-southwest WSW
DiliMon 11:54 AM878 km546 miles474 nmWest-southwest WSW
SameMon 11:54 AM888 km552 miles479 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraMon 11:54 AM926 km576 miles500 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuaiMon 11:54 AM941 km584 miles508 nmWest-southwest WSW
SofifiMon 11:54 AM967 km601 miles522 nmNorthwest NW
TernateMon 11:54 AM985 km612 miles532 nmNorthwest NW
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