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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° 49' 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"1031.36 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 misouth1031.35 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° 53' 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"16.02 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 misouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 30' 59.1"961.25 miwest0° 06' 53.8"7.91 misouth961.57 mi
24 hours11° 35' 00.4"767.10 mieast3° 08' 33.8"216.08 misouth802.66 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LaeTue 12:04 PM135 km84 miles73 nmEast-southeast ESE
Mount HagenTue 12:04 PM185 km115 miles100 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbyTue 12:04 PM373 km232 miles201 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JayapuraTue 11:04 AM708 km440 miles382 nmNorthwest NW
BukaTue 12:04 PM986 km612 miles532 nmEast E
CairnsTue 12:04 PM1168 km726 miles630 nmSouth S
ManokwariTue 11:04 AM1440 km895 miles778 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraTue 1:04 PM1595 km991 miles861 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinTue 11:34 AM1777 km1104 miles959 nmWest-southwest WSW
MelekeokTue 11:04 AM1974 km1227 miles1066 nmNorthwest NW
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