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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 1:20:00 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 01:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 50' South, Longitude: 157° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.29 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 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 33' North, Longitude: 30° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.52 meters/second, 1513.9 km/hour, 940.7 miles/hour or 817.4 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"940.35 miWest0° 02' 19.1"2.66 miNorth940.24 mi
24 hours11° 39' 13.5"754.99 miEast0° 29' 01.6"33.28 miNorth754.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArawaFri 11:20 AM231 km143 miles125 nmSouthwest SW
BukaFri 11:20 AM278 km173 miles150 nmWest-southwest WSW
GizoFri 12:20 PM364 km226 miles196 nmSouth S
HoniaraFri 12:20 PM598 km372 miles323 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenFri 1:20 PM1189 km739 miles642 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port MoresbyFri 11:20 AM1209 km751 miles653 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirFri 12:20 PM1304 km810 miles704 nmNorth N
CairnsFri 11:20 AM1822 km1132 miles984 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraFri 10:20 AM1840 km1143 miles993 nmWest W
Port VilaFri 12:20 PM1879 km1168 miles1015 nmSoutheast SE

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