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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 Monday, October 22, 2012 at 01:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 08' South
Longitude: 159° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.21 meters/second, 1638.7 km/hour, 1018.3 miles/hour or 884.8 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.97 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth16.97 mi
1 hour15° 00' 05.5"1018.23 miwest0° 00' 52.9"1.01 misouth1018.20 mi
24 hours0° 02' 09.0"2.43 miwest0° 21' 04.5"24.14 misouth24.27 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 22, 2012 at 01:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 05' South
Longitude: 108° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.85 meters/second, 1547.5 km/hour, 961.6 miles/hour or 835.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.03 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 27' 51.6"961.43 miwest0° 08' 06.5"9.29 minorth961.80 mi
24 hours12° 29' 15.1"830.07 mieast3° 35' 12.7"246.61 minorth872.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraMon 12:06 PM200 km124 miles108 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GizoMon 12:06 PM433 km269 miles234 nmNorthwest NW
ArawaMon 11:06 AM684 km425 miles369 nmNorthwest NW
LuganvilleMon 12:06 PM976 km607 miles527 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaMon 12:06 PM1211 km753 miles654 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyMon 11:06 AM1345 km836 miles726 nmWest W
YarenMon 1:06 PM1440 km895 miles778 nmNortheast NE
NoumeaMon 12:06 PM1445 km898 miles780 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CairnsMon 11:06 AM1599 km994 miles863 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrisbaneMon 11:06 AM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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