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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 2:08:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 02:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 13' South, Longitude: 145° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.01 meters/second, 1663.2 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"17.22 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.9"1033.47 miWest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 miSouth1033.45 mi
24 hours0° 04' 21.3"5.00 miWest0° 22' 58.0"26.30 miSouth26.77 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 02' North, Longitude: 30° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.06 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' 00.0"0.00 miSouth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.4"937.09 miWest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 miSouth937.09 mi
24 hours11° 42' 37.6"756.24 miEast0° 29' 09.9"33.44 miSouth758.20 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount HagenSat 12:08 PM113 km70 miles61 nmSouthwest SW
LaeSat 12:08 PM273 km170 miles148 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbySat 12:08 PM525 km326 miles283 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JayapuraSat 11:08 AM565 km351 miles305 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsSat 12:08 PM1297 km806 miles700 nmSouth S
ManokwariSat 11:08 AM1311 km815 miles708 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraSat 1:08 PM1712 km1064 miles924 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinSat 11:38 AM1753 km1089 miles947 nmWest-southwest WSW
MelekeokSat 11:08 AM1821 km1132 miles983 nmNorthwest NW
PalikirSat 1:08 PM1983 km1232 miles1071 nmNortheast NE

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