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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 02:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 27' South
Longitude: 133° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.24 meters/second, 1642.5 km/hour, 1020.6 miles/hour or 886.9 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.01 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.01 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.3"1020.56 miwest0° 00' 53.7"1.02 misouth1020.54 mi
24 hours0° 02' 27.9"2.80 miwest0° 21' 23.6"24.51 misouth24.67 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 02:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 28' South
Longitude: 160° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.45 meters/second, 1502.8 km/hour, 933.8 miles/hour or 811.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.56 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 minorth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 24' 17.7"933.61 miwest0° 02' 57.1"3.39 minorth933.76 mi
24 hours13° 57' 58.5"905.19 mieast1° 46' 20.2"121.92 minorth918.38 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinSat 12:18 PM404 km251 miles218 nmSouthwest SW
BaucauSat 11:48 AM849 km528 miles459 nmWest-northwest WNW
SameSat 11:48 AM922 km573 miles498 nmWest W
DiliSat 11:48 AM940 km584 miles508 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuaiSat 11:48 AM959 km596 miles518 nmWest W
AmbonSat 11:48 AM980 km609 miles529 nmNorthwest NW
Tennant CreekSat 12:18 PM1018 km633 miles550 nmSouth S
ManokwariSat 11:48 AM1060 km658 miles572 nmNorth N
JayapuraSat 11:48 AM1152 km716 miles622 nmNortheast NE
KendariSat 10:48 AM1448 km900 miles782 nmWest-northwest WNW
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