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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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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 01:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 22' South
Longitude: 148° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.08 meters/second, 1659.9 km/hour, 1031.4 miles/hour or 896.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.19 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.19 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.1"1031.44 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 misouth1031.42 mi
24 hours0° 04' 01.1"4.61 miwest0° 22' 44.3"26.04 misouth26.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 01:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 50' North
Longitude: 69° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.79 meters/second, 1547.2 km/hour, 961.4 miles/hour or 835.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.02 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 misouth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 30' 59.1"961.23 miwest0° 06' 53.0"7.89 misouth961.55 mi
24 hours11° 35' 01.3"767.10 mieast3° 08' 16.4"215.76 misouth802.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LaeTue 11:54 AM124 km77 miles67 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyTue 11:54 AM354 km220 miles191 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mount HagenTue 11:54 AM426 km264 miles230 nmWest W
ArawaTue 11:54 AM833 km517 miles450 nmEast E
JayapuraTue 10:54 AM917 km570 miles495 nmWest-northwest WNW
GizoTue 12:54 PM991 km616 miles535 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairnsTue 11:54 AM1194 km742 miles644 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraTue 12:54 PM1357 km843 miles732 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManokwariTue 10:54 AM1667 km1036 miles900 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalikirTue 12:54 PM1850 km1149 miles999 nmNortheast NE
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