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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 = Friday, October 5, 2012 at 12:08:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 00:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 48' South, Longitude: 175° 07' East

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

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.24 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.24 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1034.13 miWest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 miSouth1034.12 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.9"5.13 miWest0° 23' 02.0"26.38 miSouth26.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 00:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 30' North, Longitude: 48° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.66 meters/second, 1514.4 km/hour, 941.0 miles/hour or 817.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.68 miWest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 miNorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.5"940.67 miWest0° 02' 25.9"2.79 miNorth940.55 mi
24 hours11° 38' 56.1"754.92 miEast0° 31' 48.8"36.48 miNorth754.49 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiFri 12:08 PM610 km379 miles330 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaFri 12:08 PM727 km452 miles393 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenFri 12:08 PM1025 km637 miles554 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandThu 12:08 PM1086 km675 miles587 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroFri 12:08 PM1380 km857 miles745 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuvaFri 12:08 PM1518 km943 miles820 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoFri 1:08 PM1593 km990 miles860 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaFri 11:08 AM1611 km1001 miles870 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraFri 11:08 AM1750 km1088 miles945 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 2:08 PM1752 km1088 miles946 nmSoutheast SE

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