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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Monday, September 10, 2012 at 2:10:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, September 10, 2012 at 02:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 50' North, Longitude: 146° 45' East

The ground speed is currently 462.31 meters/second, 1664.3 kilometres/hour, 1034.2 miles/hour or 898.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.24 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.24 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.0"1034.13 miWest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 miSouth1034.15 mi
24 hours0° 05' 15.3"6.04 miWest0° 22' 47.7"26.11 miSouth26.79 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 10, 2012 at 02:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 23' North, Longitude: 72° 59' East

The ground speed is currently 420.58 meters/second, 1514.1 kilometres/hour, 940.8 miles/hour or 817.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.68 miWest0° 00' 03.1"0.06 miSouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 15.3"940.50 miWest0° 03' 16.8"3.76 miSouth940.67 mi
24 hours11° 53' 53.7"771.60 miEast1° 46' 17.9"121.86 miSouth785.40 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
WenoMon 12:10 PM635 km394 miles343 nmEast-northeast ENE
HagåtñaMon 12:10 PM981 km610 miles530 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JayapuraMon 11:10 AM1056 km656 miles570 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirMon 1:10 PM1285 km799 miles694 nmEast E
MelekeokMon 11:10 AM1374 km854 miles742 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariMon 11:10 AM1545 km960 miles834 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyMon 12:10 PM1580 km982 miles853 nmSouth S
HoniaraMon 1:10 PM2153 km1338 miles1162 nmSoutheast SE
YarenMon 2:10 PM2321 km1442 miles1253 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairnsMon 12:10 PM2408 km1496 miles1300 nmSouth S

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