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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 2:20:00 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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 02:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 14' South, Longitude: 142° 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"1033.46 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 02:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 02' North, Longitude: 27° 59' 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' 00.1"0.00 miSouth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.3"937.09 miWest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 miSouth937.10 mi
24 hours11° 42' 38.1"756.25 miEast0° 29' 38.2"33.98 miSouth758.26 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 12:20 PM253 km157 miles137 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraSat 11:20 AM332 km206 miles179 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LaeSat 12:20 PM573 km356 miles310 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbySat 12:20 PM736 km458 miles398 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariSat 11:20 AM1008 km627 miles544 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsSat 12:20 PM1357 km843 miles733 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinSat 11:50 AM1467 km912 miles792 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokSat 11:20 AM1630 km1013 miles880 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliSat 11:20 AM1855 km1153 miles1002 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraSat 1:20 PM2032 km1263 miles1097 nmEast-southeast ESE

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