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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 Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 02:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 60' South, Longitude: 134° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.23 meters/second, 1649.6 km/hour, 1025.0 miles/hour or 890.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.08 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.09 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.9"1025.03 miwest0° 00' 55.0"1.05 misouth1025.01 mi
24 hours0° 03' 04.5"3.50 miwest0° 21' 58.5"25.17 misouth25.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 02:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 06' South, Longitude: 141° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.69 meters/second, 1557.7 km/hour, 967.9 miles/hour or 841.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.13 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 25' 22.8"967.70 miwest0° 10' 02.9"11.52 misouth967.42 mi
24 hours14° 08' 16.7"948.59 mieast3° 32' 31.3"243.57 misouth971.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinTue 12:18 PM525 km326 miles283 nmSouthwest SW
BaucauTue 11:48 AM845 km525 miles456 nmWest W
AmbonTue 11:48 AM880 km547 miles475 nmNorthwest NW
ManokwariTue 11:48 AM899 km559 miles485 nmNorth N
SameTue 11:48 AM931 km578 miles503 nmWest W
DiliTue 11:48 AM941 km584 miles508 nmWest W
SuaiTue 11:48 AM974 km605 miles526 nmWest W
JayapuraTue 11:48 AM1021 km634 miles551 nmNortheast NE
KendariTue 10:48 AM1397 km868 miles754 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbyTue 12:48 PM1437 km893 miles776 nmEast E
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