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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 02:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 53' South
Longitude: 139° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.56 meters/second, 1654.4 km/hour, 1028.0 miles/hour or 893.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.13 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.13 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.8"1028.01 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 misouth1027.99 mi
24 hours0° 03' 30.1"4.00 miwest0° 22' 20.6"25.59 misouth25.90 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 02:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 21' North
Longitude: 107° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.30 meters/second, 1613.9 km/hour, 1002.8 miles/hour or 871.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.71 miwest0° 00' 12.4"0.24 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 45.7"1002.75 miwest0° 12' 33.1"14.38 misouth1002.87 mi
24 hours12° 18' 35.7"851.53 mieast5° 03' 21.6"347.42 misouth918.87 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraSat 11:28 AM611 km380 miles330 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LaeSat 12:28 PM860 km534 miles464 nmEast E
Port MoresbySat 12:28 PM887 km551 miles479 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManokwariSat 11:28 AM968 km602 miles523 nmNorthwest NW
DarwinSat 11:58 AM1055 km655 miles569 nmWest-southwest WSW
CairnsSat 12:28 PM1224 km760 miles661 nmSoutheast SE
DiliSat 11:28 AM1512 km940 miles816 nmWest W
MelekeokSat 11:28 AM1778 km1105 miles960 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsSat 11:58 AM1844 km1146 miles995 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManadoSat 10:28 AM1909 km1186 miles1031 nmWest-northwest WNW
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