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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 03:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 23' South, Longitude: 130° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.06 meters/second, 1659.8 km/hour, 1031.4 miles/hour or 896.2 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"1031.33 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 misouth1031.31 mi
24 hours0° 04' 00.7"4.60 miwest0° 22' 44.1"26.04 misouth26.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 03:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 42' North, Longitude: 52° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.09 meters/second, 1548.3 km/hour, 962.1 miles/hour or 836.0 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' 59.6"961.84 miwest0° 06' 58.9"8.00 misouth962.16 mi
24 hours11° 34' 55.0"767.46 mieast3° 10' 31.4"218.32 misouth803.63 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AmbonTue 12:04 PM417 km259 miles225 nmNorthwest NW
BaucauTue 12:04 PM534 km332 miles288 nmWest-southwest WSW
DiliTue 12:04 PM626 km389 miles338 nmWest-southwest WSW
SameTue 12:04 PM640 km397 miles345 nmWest-southwest WSW
DarwinTue 12:34 PM672 km418 miles363 nmSouth S
SuaiTue 12:04 PM694 km431 miles375 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManokwariTue 12:04 PM709 km440 miles383 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SofifiTue 12:04 PM867 km539 miles468 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TernateTue 12:04 PM881 km548 miles476 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KupangTue 11:04 AM900 km559 miles486 nmWest-southwest WSW
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