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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 02:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 30' South, Longitude: 141° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.96 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"1028.93 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 misouth1028.91 mi
24 hours0° 03' 38.2"4.16 miwest0° 22' 27.1"25.72 misouth26.05 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 02:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 17' North, Longitude: 98° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.82 meters/second, 1608.5 km/hour, 999.5 miles/hour or 868.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 33.6"999.44 miwest0° 11' 48.6"13.53 misouth999.69 mi
24 hours11° 54' 50.8"820.68 mieast4° 53' 11.3"335.77 misouth888.78 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount HagenFri 12:18 PM320 km199 miles173 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraFri 11:18 AM563 km350 miles304 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LaeFri 12:18 PM574 km357 miles310 nmEast E
Port MoresbyFri 12:18 PM626 km389 miles338 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairnsFri 12:18 PM1126 km700 miles608 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariFri 11:18 AM1133 km704 miles612 nmNorthwest NW
DarwinFri 11:48 AM1325 km823 miles715 nmWest-southwest WSW
DiliFri 11:18 AM1797 km1117 miles970 nmWest W
MelekeokFri 11:18 AM1843 km1145 miles995 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsFri 11:48 AM1985 km1233 miles1072 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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