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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 12:48:00 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 00:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 49' South, Longitude: 165° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.30 meters/second, 1664.3 km/hour, 1034.1 miles/hour or 898.6 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"1034.11 miWest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 miSouth1034.10 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.8"5.13 miWest0° 23' 01.9"26.38 miSouth26.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 00:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 31' North, Longitude: 38° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.58 meters/second, 1514.1 km/hour, 940.8 miles/hour or 817.5 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' 02.3"0.05 miNorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.0"940.49 miWest0° 02' 22.0"2.72 miNorth940.37 mi
24 hours11° 39' 05.9"754.96 miEast0° 30' 16.0"34.70 miNorth754.51 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenFri 12:48 PM514 km319 miles277 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraFri 11:48 AM764 km475 miles413 nmSouthwest SW
GizoFri 11:48 AM984 km611 miles531 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaFri 12:48 PM1116 km693 miles603 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaFri 11:48 AM1472 km914 miles795 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroFri 12:48 PM1490 km926 miles804 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirFri 11:48 AM1510 km938 miles816 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FunafutiFri 12:48 PM1610 km1000 miles869 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyFri 10:48 AM2044 km1270 miles1104 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuvaFri 12:48 PM2066 km1284 miles1116 nmSoutheast SE

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