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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 2:38:00 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 02:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 51' South, Longitude: 137° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.28 meters/second, 1664.2 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"17.23 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.23 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1034.07 miWest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 miSouth1034.06 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.3"5.12 miWest0° 23' 01.8"26.37 miSouth26.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 02:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 36' North, Longitude: 11° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.37 meters/second, 1513.3 km/hour, 940.3 miles/hour or 817.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.67 miWest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 miNorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.4"940.03 miWest0° 02' 11.6"2.52 miNorth939.92 mi
24 hours11° 39' 31.5"755.07 miEast0° 26' 00.2"29.82 miNorth754.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraFri 11:38 AM429 km266 miles232 nmNortheast NE
ManokwariFri 11:38 AM591 km367 miles319 nmNorthwest NW
DarwinFri 12:08 PM1124 km698 miles607 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyFri 12:38 PM1174 km730 miles634 nmEast-southeast ESE
DiliFri 11:38 AM1391 km865 miles751 nmWest-southwest WSW
MelekeokFri 11:38 AM1405 km873 miles759 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManadoFri 10:38 AM1583 km984 miles855 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsFri 12:38 PM1606 km998 miles867 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GorontaloFri 10:38 AM1723 km1071 miles931 nmWest-northwest WNW
General SantosFri 10:38 AM1838 km1142 miles992 nmNorthwest NW

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