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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 12:58:00 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 00:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 49' South, Longitude: 162° 37' 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 00:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 32' North, Longitude: 36° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.56 meters/second, 1514.0 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° 30' 59.8"940.45 miWest0° 02' 21.1"2.70 miNorth940.33 mi
24 hours11° 39' 08.2"754.97 miEast0° 29' 52.7"34.26 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
HoniaraFri 11:58 AM588 km365 miles318 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenFri 12:58 PM673 km418 miles364 nmNortheast NE
GizoFri 11:58 AM734 km456 miles396 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArawaFri 10:58 AM796 km495 miles430 nmWest-southwest WSW
BukaFri 10:58 AM883 km549 miles477 nmWest W
TarawaFri 12:58 PM1346 km836 miles727 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirFri 11:58 AM1389 km863 miles750 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaFri 11:58 AM1558 km968 miles842 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroFri 12:58 PM1639 km1018 miles885 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbyFri 10:58 AM1778 km1105 miles960 nmWest-southwest WSW

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