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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 Friday, October 12, 2012 at 01:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 29' South, Longitude: 154° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.98 meters/second, 1655.9 km/hour, 1028.9 miles/hour or 894.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.15 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.15 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.3"1028.96 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 misouth1028.94 mi
24 hours0° 03' 38.5"4.16 miwest0° 22' 27.3"25.72 misouth26.06 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 01:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 26' North, Longitude: 110° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.71 meters/second, 1608.2 km/hour, 999.3 miles/hour or 868.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.65 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 34.7"999.20 miwest0° 11' 46.5"13.49 misouth999.45 mi
24 hours11° 54' 12.1"819.73 mieast4° 52' 33.3"335.05 misouth887.70 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArawaFri 11:28 AM194 km120 miles105 nmNortheast NE
BukaFri 11:28 AM230 km143 miles124 nmNorth N
GizoFri 12:28 PM283 km176 miles153 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraFri 12:28 PM654 km406 miles353 nmEast-southeast ESE
LaeFri 11:28 AM817 km508 miles441 nmWest W
Port MoresbyFri 11:28 AM818 km508 miles442 nmWest-southwest WSW
CairnsFri 11:28 AM1399 km869 miles755 nmSouthwest SW
YarenFri 1:28 PM1593 km990 miles860 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraFri 10:28 AM1608 km999 miles868 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalikirFri 12:28 PM1649 km1024 miles890 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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