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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 02:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 22' South, Longitude: 143° 19' 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"1031.36 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 misouth1031.34 mi
24 hours0° 04' 01.0"4.60 miwest0° 22' 44.3"26.04 misouth26.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 02:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 48' North, Longitude: 64° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.87 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"961.35 miwest0° 06' 54.6"7.92 misouth961.67 mi
24 hours11° 34' 59.5"767.16 mieast3° 08' 53.5"216.46 misouth802.82 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 12:14 PM116 km72 miles62 nmEast-northeast ENE
LaeTue 12:14 PM408 km253 miles220 nmEast E
JayapuraTue 11:14 AM513 km319 miles277 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyTue 12:14 PM546 km339 miles295 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariTue 11:14 AM1195 km742 miles645 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsTue 12:14 PM1198 km744 miles647 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinTue 11:44 AM1526 km948 miles824 nmWest-southwest WSW
MelekeokTue 11:14 AM1812 km1126 miles979 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraTue 1:14 PM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmEast-southeast ESE
DiliTue 11:14 AM1973 km1226 miles1065 nmWest W
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