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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 Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 02:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 22' South, Longitude: 145° 32' 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"1031.43 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 misouth1031.42 mi
24 hours0° 04' 01.1"4.60 miwest0° 22' 44.3"26.04 misouth26.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 02:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 49' North, Longitude: 66° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.83 meters/second, 1547.4 km/hour, 961.5 miles/hour or 835.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.03 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 misouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 30' 59.1"961.33 miwest0° 06' 53.8"7.91 misouth961.65 mi
24 hours11° 35' 00.3"767.16 mieast3° 08' 36.0"216.14 misouth802.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount HagenTue 12:04 PM156 km97 miles84 nmWest-northwest WNW
LaeTue 12:04 PM165 km102 miles89 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyTue 12:04 PM386 km240 miles209 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JayapuraTue 11:04 AM683 km425 miles369 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsTue 12:04 PM1168 km726 miles631 nmSouth S
ManokwariTue 11:04 AM1412 km878 miles763 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraTue 1:04 PM1625 km1010 miles877 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinTue 11:34 AM1749 km1087 miles944 nmWest-southwest WSW
MelekeokTue 11:04 AM1955 km1215 miles1056 nmNorthwest NW
PalikirTue 1:04 PM2031 km1262 miles1097 nmNortheast NE
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