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Day and Night World Map

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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 Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 02:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 08' South
Longitude: 139° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.35 meters/second, 1657.3 km/hour, 1029.8 miles/hour or 894.8 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.16 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.16 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.5"1029.80 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 misouth1029.78 mi
24 hours0° 03' 46.0"4.31 miwest0° 22' 33.2"25.83 misouth26.19 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 02:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 43' North
Longitude: 83° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.50 meters/second, 1593.0 km/hour, 989.8 miles/hour or 860.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.50 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.1"989.76 miwest0° 10' 33.1"12.09 misouth990.09 mi
24 hours11° 40' 48.7"796.42 mieast4° 28' 44.1"307.81 misouth858.03 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraThu 11:28 AM528 km328 miles285 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mount HagenThu 12:28 PM552 km343 miles298 nmEast-northeast ENE
LaeThu 12:28 PM839 km521 miles453 nmEast E
Port MoresbyThu 12:28 PM895 km556 miles483 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManokwariThu 11:28 AM912 km567 miles492 nmNorthwest NW
DarwinThu 11:58 AM1109 km689 miles599 nmWest-southwest WSW
CairnsThu 12:28 PM1286 km799 miles694 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DiliThu 11:28 AM1533 km953 miles828 nmWest W
MelekeokThu 11:28 AM1703 km1058 miles919 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManadoThu 10:28 AM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmWest-northwest WNW
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