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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 03:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 00' South
Longitude: 130° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.39 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 misouth1032.13 mi
24 hours0° 04' 07.7"4.74 miwest0° 22' 49.0"26.13 misouth26.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 03:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 03' North
Longitude: 40° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.39 meters/second, 1527.8 km/hour, 949.3 miles/hour or 825.0 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' 50.1"949.12 miwest0° 04' 49.6"5.53 misouth949.36 mi
24 hours11° 38' 07.3"760.96 mieast2° 21' 00.5"161.64 misouth782.97 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AmbonMon 12:04 PM371 km231 miles200 nmNorthwest NW
DiliMon 12:04 PM623 km387 miles336 nmWest-southwest WSW
SameMon 12:04 PM640 km398 miles346 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManokwariMon 12:04 PM686 km426 miles370 nmNortheast NE
SuaiMon 12:04 PM695 km432 miles375 nmWest-southwest WSW
DarwinMon 12:34 PM715 km444 miles386 nmSouth S
SofifiMon 12:04 PM819 km509 miles442 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TernateMon 12:04 PM833 km518 miles450 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KupangMon 11:04 AM900 km559 miles486 nmWest-southwest WSW
KendariMon 11:04 AM924 km574 miles499 nmWest-northwest WNW
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