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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

UTC time = Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 1:08:00 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).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 01:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 26' South, Longitude: 160° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.55 meters/second, 1665.2 km/hour, 1034.7 miles/hour or 899.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.24 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.24 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.5"1034.67 miWest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 miSouth1034.66 mi
24 hours0° 04' 33.5"5.24 miWest0° 23' 05.4"26.44 miSouth26.96 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 01:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 08' North, Longitude: 22° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.45 meters/second, 1528.0 km/hour, 949.5 miles/hour or 825.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.82 miWest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 miNorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.0"949.16 miWest0° 04' 32.9"5.21 miNorth948.96 mi
24 hours11° 31' 19.3"753.10 miEast1° 24' 02.0"96.34 miNorth755.99 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoThu 12:08 PM549 km341 miles296 nmSouthwest SW
ArawaThu 11:08 AM549 km341 miles296 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraThu 12:08 PM553 km343 miles298 nmSouth S
BukaThu 11:08 AM621 km386 miles336 nmWest W
YarenThu 1:08 PM864 km537 miles467 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirThu 12:08 PM1276 km793 miles689 nmNorth N
Port MoresbyThu 11:08 AM1539 km956 miles831 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaThu 1:08 PM1566 km973 miles845 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaThu 12:08 PM1718 km1067 miles927 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroThu 1:08 PM1781 km1107 miles962 nmNortheast NE

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