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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 02:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 31' South, Longitude: 136° 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' 09.2"1028.92 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 misouth1028.90 mi
24 hours0° 03' 38.1"4.16 miwest0° 22' 27.0"25.72 misouth26.05 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 02:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 13' North, Longitude: 93° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.86 meters/second, 1608.7 km/hour, 999.6 miles/hour or 868.6 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' 33.1"999.54 miwest0° 11' 49.6"13.54 misouth999.79 mi
24 hours11° 55' 06.5"821.07 mieast4° 53' 26.3"336.06 misouth889.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraFri 11:38 AM697 km433 miles376 nmNortheast NE
ManokwariFri 11:38 AM797 km495 miles430 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinFri 12:08 PM856 km532 miles462 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyFri 12:38 PM1159 km720 miles626 nmEast-southeast ESE
DiliFri 11:38 AM1247 km775 miles674 nmWest W
CairnsFri 12:38 PM1423 km885 miles769 nmSoutheast SE
ManadoFri 10:38 AM1664 km1034 miles898 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokFri 11:38 AM1678 km1043 miles906 nmNorth N
GorontaloFri 10:38 AM1770 km1100 miles956 nmWest-northwest WNW
Alice SpringsFri 12:08 PM1820 km1131 miles983 nmSouth S
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