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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° 32' 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"1031.40 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 misouth1031.38 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° 06' 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"16.04 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 misouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 30' 59.6"961.92 miwest0° 06' 59.0"8.01 misouth962.24 mi
24 hours11° 34' 54.9"767.52 mieast3° 10' 33.6"218.38 misouth803.70 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 PM396 km246 miles214 nmNorthwest NW
BaucauTue 12:04 PM506 km315 miles273 nmWest-southwest WSW
DiliTue 12:04 PM598 km372 miles323 nmWest-southwest WSW
SameTue 12:04 PM612 km380 miles331 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuaiTue 12:04 PM667 km414 miles360 nmWest-southwest WSW
DarwinTue 12:34 PM673 km418 miles364 nmSouth S
ManokwariTue 12:04 PM725 km450 miles391 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SofifiTue 12:04 PM854 km531 miles461 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TernateTue 12:04 PM868 km540 miles469 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KupangTue 11:04 AM873 km542 miles471 nmWest-southwest WSW
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