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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 1:10:00 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 01:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 49' South, Longitude: 159° 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"1034.10 miWest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 miSouth1034.09 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.7"5.13 miWest0° 23' 01.9"26.38 miSouth26.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 01:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 32' North, Longitude: 33° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.54 meters/second, 1513.9 km/hour, 940.7 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' 59.6"940.39 miWest0° 02' 20.0"2.68 miNorth940.28 mi
24 hours11° 39' 11.1"754.98 miEast0° 29' 24.9"33.73 miNorth754.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArawaFri 11:10 AM474 km295 miles256 nmWest-southwest WSW
GizoFri 12:10 PM475 km295 miles256 nmSouthwest SW
HoniaraFri 12:10 PM511 km317 miles276 nmSouth S
BukaFri 11:10 AM552 km343 miles298 nmWest W
YarenFri 1:10 PM941 km584 miles508 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirFri 12:10 PM1309 km813 miles707 nmNorth N
Port MoresbyFri 11:10 AM1464 km910 miles791 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaFri 1:10 PM1641 km1020 miles886 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaFri 12:10 PM1715 km1066 miles926 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroFri 1:10 PM1856 km1154 miles1002 nmNortheast NE

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