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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 02:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 22' South, Longitude: 144° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.07 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 misouth1031.41 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 02:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 48' North, Longitude: 65° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.86 meters/second, 1547.5 km/hour, 961.6 miles/hour or 835.6 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' 59.3"961.39 miwest0° 06' 54.4"7.92 misouth961.71 mi
24 hours11° 34' 59.7"767.19 mieast3° 08' 47.7"216.36 misouth802.83 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 12:10 PM60 km37 miles33 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LaeTue 12:10 PM328 km204 miles177 nmEast E
Port MoresbyTue 12:10 PM486 km302 miles263 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraTue 11:10 AM562 km350 miles304 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsTue 12:10 PM1183 km735 miles639 nmSouth S
ManokwariTue 11:10 AM1264 km786 miles683 nmWest-northwest WNW
DarwinTue 11:40 AM1598 km993 miles863 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraTue 1:10 PM1787 km1110 miles965 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokTue 11:10 AM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmNorthwest NW
DiliTue 11:10 AM2052 km1275 miles1108 nmWest W
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