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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 = Saturday, October 6, 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 00:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 12' South, Longitude: 162° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.03 meters/second, 1663.3 km/hour, 1033.5 miles/hour or 898.1 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' 10.9"1033.50 miWest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 miSouth1033.48 mi
24 hours0° 04' 21.7"5.01 miWest0° 22' 58.2"26.31 miSouth26.78 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 00:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 02' North, Longitude: 47° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.07 meters/second, 1508.6 km/hour, 937.4 miles/hour or 814.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.62 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miNorth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.8"937.10 miWest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 miNorth937.10 mi
24 hours11° 42' 34.4"756.19 miEast0° 26' 25.2"30.29 miSouth757.90 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraSat 11:58 AM547 km340 miles296 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GizoSat 11:58 AM706 km439 miles381 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenSat 12:58 PM709 km441 miles383 nmNortheast NE
ArawaSat 10:58 AM780 km485 miles421 nmWest W
BukaSat 10:58 AM872 km542 miles471 nmWest W
TarawaSat 12:58 PM1375 km854 miles742 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirSat 11:58 AM1426 km886 miles770 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaSat 11:58 AM1523 km946 miles822 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroSat 12:58 PM1678 km1042 miles906 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbySat 10:58 AM1758 km1092 miles949 nmWest-southwest WSW

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